This is the difference of Campbell hamsters and winter white hamster:
- The Back line / Dorsal
The biggest difference from the two is most easily seen is the back line. Winter White has a very thick dorsal while Campbell has a thin dorsal. Winter White in the dorsal part of the head and neck are usually thicker while the dorsal Campbell straight from nose until tail, a bit thick in the head, but not as thick as the Winter White. Unfortunately, this distinction is not always visible if the two types is already in hybrid intentional or unintentional. Hybrid usually have such a thick dorsal Winter White.
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- The three arch
Winter White head is wider and shorter, Campbell has a head like a triangular shape.
- Nose shape
Campbell's nose is bigger and looks like 2 pieces separate spheres.
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Note the different distance eye, ear shape and the shape of their noses
- Ear shape
- Long Tail
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- Eye shape
Campbell oval eyes. When Campbell feel uncomfortable, they will be impressed narrowed his eyes and cynically. Winter White eyes look rounder, when it feels uncomfortable sometimes Winter White squinted almost closed. Campbell eyes closer together than the Winter White, it is because basically Campbell hamsters have different natural enemies with Winter White. Campbell hamsters enemies usually go straight into their nest holes, therefore the more aggressive nature of Campbell, attacking and biting are ways to chase the enemy out of the nest.
Campbell's vision towards the future also better from Winter White. Winter White is the natural enemy of owls and they capture prey by hearing. Therefore, Winter White broader vision to see his enemies.
Winter White hamsters which are natural cowards. If not benign, they can be very frightened and screaming. They do not often bite. Campbell almost never yell. When the Campbell hamster fear, they would rather stick around and bite. Campbell is more defensive towards the region. Especially females.
- Animals were grouped
Campbell is more clustered than the Winter White. Campbell is more easily grouped in a single enclosure. Winter White is more difficult because it would be fighting each other at the time when they are grown up and looking for a partner