can hamsters eat leaves

Can Hamsters Eat Leaves?

A leaf is an organ of a vascular plant and is the principal lateral appendage of the stem.[1]

The leaves and stem together form the shoot ]Foliage is a mass noun that refers to leaves collectively

Typically a leaf is a thin, dorsiventrally flattened organ, borne above ground and specialized for photosynthesis.

In most leaves, the primary photosynthetic tissue, the (palisade mesophyll).

This is located on the upper side of the blade or lamina of the leaf but in some species, is present on both sides and the leaves are said to be isobilateral.

Most leaves have distinctive upper (adaxial) and lower (abaxial) surfaces that differ in colour, hairiness, the number of stomata , epicuticular wax amount and structure and other features. (source)

So can hamsters eat leaves at all?

Its not good to feed them any leaves found in the wild, but it does depend on what type of plant they are from. In general because of this, it is inadvisable to feed them leaves of any kind. There are much better foods for them to eat.

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