Syrian Hamster

Syrian Hamsters

Mesocricetus auratus

Syrian Hamster Colours and Coat Types

Their natural wild colour is a golden brown with a pale, grey belly however pet Syrians now come in over 40 different colours and markings. Coat variations include short-haired, long-haired, satin and rex/astrex (curly). Coat patterns include banded, dominant spot (piedbald), Tortoiseshell and White, Tortoiseshell and Roan.