Daisy asked in PetsRodents · 1 month ago

Do gerbils store food in their cheeks like hamsters?

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  • Anonymous
    1 month ago
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    No, they lack cheek pouches like hamsters have. But they make up for it with speed. The purpose of cheek pouches is for a rodent to collect food to store in an area for future use. Gerbils have no problem doing this even without cheek pouches.

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