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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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bonding my suger babies with other pets
 Jennfaith says...
This is a very very bad idea. Cat saliva is poison to the gliders if got in a cut or ... bite. And cats do have very sharp teeth and claws. I highly recommend you keep the Gliders and cats very far a...
Older female SG passed away - male alone
 cindylouwho says...
Hello All, My older female glider Lillian passed away on Sunday morning. She was sharing a habitat with a younger male, Hector, whom she treated like a son. She was the calm and sweet one who spent he...
Glider is removing poop
 Kaymandah says...
Hi, one of our female gliders has a strange behavior. She will remove the feces from her cloaca and then she will drop them. We dont think anything is really wrong, we were just wondering if anyone e...
Diet
 BYK_Chainsaw says...
generally most glider owners feel pellets are not good enough. many choose OHPW with the fruits and veggies or BML with fruits and veggies (I'm pretty sure this one has fruits/veggies) I do give a ty...
Most gliders do not like bananas ?
 Raych918 says...
My 2 boys absolutely love bananas! The only thing they love more is watermelon...I always give them a wide variety of fruits... mine dislike pineapple and strawberries...
Was he grooming me?
 Raych918 says...
My 4 yr old Gizmo,never bites, only licks with slight nibbles which are part of grooming... my 5 mo old baby Stripe, mouths EVERYTHING he comes in contact with, but it's never hard, I think he's jus...
Unprocessed Maple Sugar/Sap
 glidersglide says...
As far as I know, as long as it is pure maple syrup and nothing else the glider should be fine. The only concern with maple syrup is that the darker store sold ones usually have coloring and other con...
Grounded egg shells?
 ameliahale says...
Hi, of course, egg shells are a good substitute for the calcium powder! It is also a better source of calcium than purified calcium carbonate. it is highly recommended to follow https://cvresumewritin...
glider ate sugar?
 Leela says...
She will be fine, but I wouldn't make a habit of letting her have cereal especially avoid chocolate cereals.
Just a quick question about wheels
 Leela says...
the glow in the dark shouldn't bother their eyes at all. There are vendors that sell glow in the dark toys with glow in the dark chain. Further more most nocturnal animals need some amount of light...
 

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Tea?
 Axlbabyglider says...
Hi guys can sugar gliders drink tea? I was drinking cold Rooibos (red bush) tea and my glider climbed up to my hand and started going crazy for it? Is this okay if they have a bit or not? I know this ...
Calcium powder in water?
 Axlbabyglider says...
Hi everyone,

Just a question on calcium for gliders. I'm very nervous on the whole calcium issue so I feel like I'm always worried about whether or not I have given them enough. I'm currently feedi...
Unconcerned glider
 Axlbabyglider says...
Hi guys so another question I have is on the topic of how gliders deal with the death of their cage mates. So as you would have seen from my previous post my young glider passed away this weekend fro...
Glider death
 Axlbabyglider says...
Hi guys so my beautiful little glider that i got as a joey last year passed away this weekend. Firstly i dont understand what happened because i found him lying on the bottom of the cage with his mou...
Rehoming a pair
 Gayle says...
Im in tampa fl. I just dont have the time i used to. Looking to rehome a bonded pair.
Please help
 gogogo202 says...
Hello! Im a mother of 2 sugar gliders, and once in awhile they will have babies so I know the first batch of joeys usually pass away, but I have had 4 batchs of joeys and only the 2nd one survived. S...
Sugar Glider Attacked Me!
 ten4city says...

Hey everyone!

I just want to start out by giving some minor details about this incident. So I have been with my girlfriend for 3 years now, and I am over at her place 3-4 days out of the week. Ev...
Bonding Help, please!!!
 LilBitBabies313 says...
Hello everyone! I am new to this site so I am hoping some of you can really help me out. I have owned gliders in the past but honestly never knew what I was doing. Years later and a ton more research,...
HELPP!!
 MaddieK says...
So yesterday I noticed one of my sugar gliders making a crying noise. She has two joeys with the father so there are 4 gliders in a huge cage. There are so many things to do in there to keep them occu...
Sugar glider noises/ Helpppp
 __alexx08 says...
Okay so I researched about sugar gliders 2 years ago but I was 17 so I stopped at some point hoping for when I leave my house. I'm now living alone in a building apartment and I'm going to a universit...

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