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Your morning adorable: Hamster completes a tiny agility course

Color us impressed by YouTube user flybybutterflies' talented agility hamster.

Now, we've seen dogs excel at agility, a sport in which they run through an obstacle course filled with jumps, ramps and tubes. We've even seen an agility pig -- a species that, by many accounts, rivals the dog in the intelligence department -- and an agility cat. When we first saw an agility bunny, we were pretty surprised. An agility chicken nearly blew our minds.

Then came flybybutterflies' critters, which include not only the agile hamster above, but also a small tribe of his hamster friends as well as two guinea pigs and a goldfish. She trains them all -- yup, even the goldfish -- using positive reinforcement training.

The little guy above, if you're wondering, is running an obstacle course that's entirely made by hand -- the obstacles are primarily crafted with Popsicle sticks and non-toxic clay.

Bravo, flybybutterflies -- and bravo, hamster!

-- Lindsay Barnett

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Video: flybybutterflies via YouTube

 
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