Which is shorter, a Hamster or an Opossum?

A: A Hamster is shorter than an Opossum
The average height of a Hamster is 16 cm, (6.3 in ) while the average height of an Opossum is 20 cm, (7.9 in )
NameName:HamsterName:Opossum
HeightHeight:16 cm, (6.3 in )Height:20 cm, (7.9 in )
* Golden Hamster - ranges from 16 to 17cm* up to 30.5cm
WeightWeight:n/aWeight:3 kg, (7 lbs)
Top SpeedTop Speed:6.4 kph, (4 mph)Top Speed:25 kph, (16 mph)
Lifespan in Wild (years)Lifespan in Wild (years):2Lifespan in Wild (years):2
DescriptionDescription:Golden hamsters have relatively huge ears, tiny eyes and short tail compared to the common hamsters. Their fur is golden-brown on top which pales to gray and white down the lower area. They communicate by scent trails and show aggression through teeth chattering. They are also regarded as agricultural pests in the wild.Description:Opossums live in dry habitats throughout South and Central America. They have pouches where they carry their babies after birth, and are known for hanging upside down from their tails, and playing dead when threatened.
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Name:Hamster
Height:16 cm, (6.3 in )
* Golden Hamster - ranges from 16 to 17cm
Weight:n/a
Top Speed:6.4 kph, (4 mph)
Lifespan in Wild (years):2
Description:Golden hamsters have relatively huge ears, tiny eyes and short tail compared to the common hamsters. Their fur is golden-brown on top which pales to gray and white down the lower area. They communicate by scent trails and show aggression through teeth chattering. They are also regarded as agricultural pests in the wild.
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Name:Opossum
Height:20 cm, (7.9 in )
* up to 30.5cm
Weight:3 kg, (7 lbs)
Top Speed:25 kph, (16 mph)
Lifespan in Wild (years):2
Description:Opossums live in dry habitats throughout South and Central America. They have pouches where they carry their babies after birth, and are known for hanging upside down from their tails, and playing dead when threatened.
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