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13th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
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This photo was made in late summer. It shows a wild hamster. When the european hamster gets ready for hibernation, he fills up his cheeks with grass and seeds and transports them in his food chamber, to store the feed for the winter.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 08.2015
Date Uploaded: 11.2015
Photo Location: Vienna, Austria
Camera: Canon EOS 60D
Copyright: © Julian Rad