Top Ten Cutest Rodents

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The Top Ten

1 Hamster Hamster Hamsters are rodents belonging to the subfamily Cricetinae. The subfamily contains about 25 species, classified in six or seven genera.

Guinea pigs aren't stupid or disgusting. Shut up, let people get whatever rodent they want. They don't bite a lot. You're probably doing something wrong, so if you hate guinea pigs so much, why don't you give them away to a more responsible owner?

Hamsters are ADORABLE. I have a hamster named Otto and he's so small and fuzzy! - WildDogGirl

Hamsters are awesome! - kli

GUINEA PIGS ARE STUPID DISGUSTING THE ABSOLUTE WORST RODENTS don't EVER BUY THEM THEY BITE A LOT

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2 Squirrel Squirrel Squirrels are members of the family Sciuridae, a family that includes small or medium-size rodents. The squirrel family includes tree squirrels, ground squirrels, chipmunks, marmots, flying squirrels, and prairie dogs amongst other rodents.

Give me my nuts!

3 Gerbil A gerbil is a small mammal of the order Rodentia. Once known simply as "desert rats", the gerbil subfamily includes about 110 species of African, Indian, and Asian rodents, including sand rats and jirds, all of which are adapted to arid habitats.

SO CUTE!

4 Mouse Mouse A mouse is a small rodent characteristically having a pointed snout, small rounded ears, a body-length scaly tail and a high breeding rate. The best known mouse species is the common house mouse. It is also a popular pet.

GO MICE GO MICE - ToperTen

5 Chinchilla Chinchilla Chinchillas are two species of crepuscular rodents, slightly larger and more robust than ground squirrels. They are native to the Andes mountains in South America and live in colonies called "herds" at high elevations up to 4,270 m.
6 Beaver Beaver The beaver is a primarily nocturnal, large, semiaquatic rodent. Castor includes two extant species, the North American beaver and Eurasian beaver. Beavers are known for building dams, canals, and lodges.
7 Chipmunk Chipmunk Chipmunks are small, striped rodents of the family Sciuridae. Chipmunks are found in North America, with the exception of the Siberian chipmunk which is found primarily in Asia.

That picture though, so kawaii!

8 Coypu
9 Guinea Pig Guinea Pig The guinea pig, also called the cavy or domestic guinea pig, is a species of rodent belonging to the family Caviidae and the genus Cavia.
10 Octodon

The Newcomers

? Armadillo Armadillo Hamsters are rodents belonging to the subfamily Cricetinae. The subfamily contains about 25 species, classified in six or seven genera.

The Contenders

11 Rabbit Rabbit Rabbits are small mammals in the family Leporidae of the order Lagomorpha, found in several parts of the world.

Rabbit aren't rodents, they're actually lagomorphs. But okay.

No comment on them? Only 12? They're damn adorable!

12 Kangaroo Rat
13 Rats Rats Rats are various medium-sized, long-tailed rodents of the superfamily Muroidea. "True rats" are members of the genus Rattus, the most important of which to humans are the black rat, Rattus rattus, and the brown rat, Rattus norvegicus.

Loyal, adorable, doglike, intelligent, BOGGLING!

Lovely little guys.

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14 Marmot Marmot

( Insert Marmot Scream Here)

15 Jerboa

Thir so cute and have long tails, they loo like my hamster but only have 2 legs

16 Flying Squirrel Flying Squirrel

So cute

17 Patagonian Mara
18 Porcupine Porcupine Porcupines are rodentian mammals with a coat of sharp spines, or quills, that protect against predators.
19 Vole Vole
20 Dormouse
21 Gundi
22 Lemming
23 Ground Squirrel
24 Capybara Capybara The capybara is the largest rodent in the world. It is a member of the genus Hydrochoerus, of which the only other extant member is the lesser capybara.
25 Prairie Dog Prairie Dog Despite the name, they are not canines. Prairie dogs (genus Cynomys) are herbivorous burrowing rodents native to the grasslands of North America. The five species are: black-tailed, white-tailed, Gunnison's, Utah, and Mexican prairie dogs. They are a type of ground squirrel, found in the United States, ...read more.

Cute.

26 Gopher Gopher Pocket gophers, commonly referred to as gophers, are burrowing rodents of the family Geomyidae. About 35 species of gophers live in Central and North America.
27 Groundhog Groundhog
28 Oryzomys
29 Tuco-tuco
30 Muskrat
31 Florida Woodrat

They're actually not pests unlike other rats.

32 Agouti

Pretty cool.

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