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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

Needing help and advice
 Candy says...
Don't feel bad, many folks that have 'found' sugar gliders - especially outside - have later discovered their new furry friend was a Flying Squirrel. That is why I asked. I understand they make wonde...
today I got home from work and my glider cage was empty
 TigerLilly5555 says...
Poor thing! I'm so sorry. Maybe you could post an award in Craigslist or something for information- maybe someone out there knows someone that "just found new gliders". I'll pray for you! Where are...
Pregnant glider without the dad?
 Helen88uk says...
I also have a breeding trio colony. Two females, one intact male and two neutered adult males (first joeys). The neutered males do their fair share when it comes to bringing up the joeys, they even pi...
HELP! My male died leaving behind my female and two newly oop joeys
 Joannietay says...
She isn't fully bonded to me tho.. So I dunno if she trusts me to hold the babies.. I mean she doesn't crab at me when I do and stuff. But I dunno. She was playing a lot last night tho. And I try to k...
Need help with a new diet?
 Coreymycat says...
Ok thanks everyone I really appreciate your help. Especially with all my questions.
My gliders are not getting along...
 Candy says...
If they sleep together, they should be find in a bonding pouch together. In any even you would be directly able to observe their behavior and intervene if necessary. Most bonding pouches will hold ...
mounts for wheels
 Candy says...
As long as they are not trying to fight through the pouches, you can carry both pairs at the same time in separate pouches. Eventually they will get used to each other's scents and probably will not ...
bathroom playtime turned into " lets get it on" time tonight omg
 Candy says...
The mating behavior will go on for 2 maybe 3 nights.
Is this normal?
 Cora1 says...
I would go see a vet. The pom is held by a string like thing and hangs down from the body in mature males , moreso when they are warm, so did you accidentally neuter him or circulation may have cut of...
Hard Lump in Female's pouch
 Candy says...
If she is housed with an intact male - then it may be a joey. Wait and watch to see if the 'lump' gradually gets larger. Be VERY careful trying to feel the lump. If it is a small joey and you caus...
 

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Petting
 Animal lover 51 says...
Ok so it has been about 4 weeks since I have had Candy and Dess they don't bite me anymore and they fall asleep in my hands while they are asleep I pet their chests and heads they love to be held when...
Very confused need help... With feedings
 Hope says...
Hello I'm new on here & I'm so confused due to all the different options on here. I had a sugar Glider that we rescued from a flea market in Florida for a little over ten years named Shelby. She was i...
Playing
 Animal lover 51 says...
Candy hates me but has a little bit of trust. Instead of gliding to get away she glides to me. Dess also glides but only to me thanks to his shyness.
Lil Dipper's first glide!
 lunasmomma says...
tonight while playing with my babies, dipper jumped from my shoulder over to a hanging towel! I have had all my babies for about 3 years now and have never seen her glide. she is a little chunker (hea...
Glider water question
 Glidergir1 says...
Hi I'm new to this website so sorry if I'm putting this on the wrong forum. Can I use my refrigerator water for my gliders? That's the water i drink. And if I happen to have to take my glider somewher...
Just curious
 Hcheek says...
Seeing some of the other posts and questions and talking with other glider owners I know I'm a little confused about mine. I've only had her about 3 weeks and she will nibble at my finger if I have gr...
LOST SUGAR GLIDER!
 SydneySirois says...
So ive had my sugar glider for like 2 months and he was really just getting wicked bonded to me and today hes roaming around the living room like he always does and all of a sudden i look up and hes g...
Proving Difficult
 suggiemom02 says...
As much as it stinks having to sell the gliders it is proving very difficult. We paid 225 for everything they came with, plus we have probably 30$ worth of stuff we bought seperate. Our asking price i...
Calcium Help!?
 SugarMama96 says...
So I have bought my suggies a calcium supplement, and they hate it I put in there fruit puree that I make and they wont eat it, I don't put it in they slam on it so i know its not puree. . . What can ...
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