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Mites could have gotten into the food. Mites can cause hair loss to hamsters and other small rodents. Also, it could have been old age. Hamsters will live 1-3 years. If you have a 2 or 3 year old hamster, it could loose hair. Especially the males.

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Q: What is wrong with the hamster if it has recently started losing fur on all of its legs and on the back left side?
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