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sugar glider
What is a sugar glider?
A sugar glider is a small, nocturnal, arboreal marsupial native to Australia and Indonesia.
Are sugar gliders a good pet for you?
As with any animal, sugar gliders have certain drawbacks that you should consider. Cleaning cages, costs, veterinary access, tempermant and more are all things to be considered. You can read more about the drawbacks of sugar gliders and find more information in the Gliderpedia.
What do I feed my sugar glider?
See Diet in the Gliderpedia.
Where can I learn more about this animal?
The Gliderpedia is a searchable encyclopedia full of information about sugar gliders.
Looking for a sugar glider?
Click here to find homeless sugar gliders.
Looking to buy a cage or other supplies?
We have some links to popular items for keeping sugar gliders as pets.
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Latest forum posts

My glider is laying on her back while during the day
 Shlemy says...
My sugar glider Scrat was lying on her back in the large tent hanger in her cage during the day and idk whether she was awake or asleep in the tent and I am very concerned about it. She and my other G...
Glidet Laying Upside Down
 Shlemy says...
My sugar glider Scrat was lying on her back in the large tent hanger in her cage during the day and idk whether she was awake or asleep in the tent and I am very concerned about it. She and my other G...
How to insert a photo
 ptamom says...
Thank you..
Eye abscess and suffering
 worriedmomma97 says...
Leela, thank you so much for your reply. I have never dealt with either of them sick and I'm not really sure what is normal for them. He has had antibiotics for a week as of today and it doesn't seem ...
Older glider seems very possessive of new cage mate :(
 MrDespondency says...
Hello everyone! Long time reader, first time posting. I got my first female glider Tofu (3 months oop now) a month ago, and despite her seller telling me she was tamed, i don't believe that was the c...
Lymphoma
 Boogs says...
Hi Everyone, I was wondering if any of you had gliders with Lymphoma? My Bonnie was diagnosed with lymphoma after she dislocated her hip few months back! She is in a restricted mobility cage She H...
Miniature glider ?
 Leela says...
Yes I've seen it, but it wasn't my situation there was a post on here I responded to and the owner happened to be local to me so I met her and the joeys and made a team to help her try to hand raise...
Worried about my baby glider - constipated, dazed, reduced activity
 Mossytreesprite says...
Just wanted to update. The pumpkin-applesauce mix really did the trick for Guin's constipation. She seems to be feeling much better. She is still more shy than my other glider, but I'm shy too, so I u...
Switching diet
 BYK_Chainsaw says...
for your last question.......TIME, as much time as they need. You just keep doing your bonding stuff. food. glider gravy is critterlove complete. I would advice critterlove PLUS or OHPW. it is t...
3D printing toys?
 sjusovare says...
I would not use 3D printed items with gliders, since they are likely to lick or chew them, the plastic used for 3D printing is full of bisphenol and other chemicals which are known to be toxic.
 

Latest journal entries

New girls!
 Mwalker758 says...
Hey guys! I got two girls from a friend a few weeks ago because he could no longer care for them. Theyre named crackers (11) and barbie (12). So theyre getting older, but i love them so much. The sm...
Glider Joey Help???
 Cowboysangels19 says...
So my white face, Magnum now has twins oop as of 2 days ago. Theyre both adorable and they were fully developed, all five little fingers and toes. And then I woke up this morning to find that one has...
Im stressing out!!!!
 IzzyBear says...
Guys, I went on a getaway with my boyfriend leaving my sweet Izzy with my mom for the first time since Ive had her. Shes very familiar with my mom. Well my mom just called to tell me how she was but...
New Sugar Gliders, Bonding help
 TheDistinctiveDog says...
Hi there everyone I just picked up my first Sugar Gliders this past Friday, a male and female with a female joey that is roughly 4-5 week oop?? The female (Petra) is curious of me and has hopped on me...
Another set of girls for the colony
 Stuckinmotherhood says...
So far it's been an even number of boys and girls in the pins.. trying to get them all to get along has been A NIGHTMARE... So I wound up with 2 more females to throw in the bunch (so to speak). After...
Picky picky picky...
 Stuckinmotherhood says...
Welp!!

I most certainly have the most picky 6 pack of gliders in the history of gliders.... won't eat this or that.. but really WILL eat it just as long as you DONT cut it up, freeze it, freeze dry...
Suggie moving around in his bonding pouch
 LillysGliders says...
I have had my suggie for 4 days now and he seems to be scared of me still which is completely understandable. He isn't scared enough to crab while I'm petting him and putting my hand near him but if I...
DIY cage questions
 TheDistinctiveDog says...
Hi there everyone!! Im getting a pair of male Sugar Gliders next week and im preparing their cage now! Im makes a 21w 42l 50h cage for them. I am making it from untreated wood heres the link to the wo...
Questions About Sugar Glider Diet
 I AM THE BANANA FISH says...
Hey I am about to get a suggie and have a question, I think I know the answer... but can I feed a sugar glider chicken and/or egg (or any other protein food) instead of grubs or crickets. I do not hav...
About to get a glider
 I AM THE BANANA FISH says...
Hi I am about to get a sugar glider and would like to know all the tips, tricks and vital information. I have done a lot of research and am confident in getting one, I am an experienced pet owner.
I...

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