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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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Fast Shaking when Eating Avocado, Normal?
 Scoria says...
I've heard occasional avocado can be great for their coats. It's got lots of good fats so I guess that makes sense. I've never fed it though. Mine do love grapes and I haven't seen hard evidence that ...
Lingonberries?
 Scoria says...
https://www.google.com/amp/s/gliderchef.com/2016/08/25/these-are-berry-good-for-you/amp/
According to this website they are ok to feed.
How often do your gliders squabble?
 Scoria says...
My gliders like to groom each other a bit too roughly sometimes and frequently "tsk". They never get into real fights or harm each other, it seems to be perhaps a dominance thing? Each one will do it ...
How can I keep them occupied?
 Scoria says...
My gliders love feathers and drinking straws. They also like to "hunt" and pounce on cat teaser toys (catnip is toxic to them though so make sure any toys you give are catnip free) if you're playing w...
What is wrong with me?
 Scoria says...
It sounds like they do like you, they just have a different relationship with you than with your son. Don't take it personally if they seem to treat you differently. You may be right about it having s...
Cage set up questions
 Scoria says...
I personally use the stealth freedom wheel since it's considered safe and ships through Amazon for hassle-free shipping and returns, if necessary. They're like $50US so not cheap, I can understand not...
Help for a rather young new glider!
 kidqwik says...
quote:Originally posted by alyssajordan05 Ive been a mom to two female gliders for over a year now and recently decided to add another to the family. I purchased a glider from what seemed to be a rep...
Recovering from a terrible injury?
 skwilson says...
Hello all, we have a bonded pair of rescued gliders that weve had for about a year. They had been the breeding pair of a local pet store but stopped breeding. The little girl was very obese, but w...
My sugar glider is turning white, help please!
 mechnut450 says...
with the lighting up in his fur is do to a better diet (versus old diet) we had glider who are whit turn yellow when we first got them and the staining will make them look dirty and what not. We swit...
Pregnant girl and male fighting?
 sin says...
in my case, the male glider is too desperate and aggressive toward the pregnant glider. the pregnant glider will make a lot of noises and try to run away from him. i dont know what to do, should i sep...
 

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I HAVENT HELD MY GLIDER IN 3 MONTHS
 FurryFriend says...
My daughter has not held her joey in 3 months. Now she is frighten that he will bite her if she tries to pick her up. When she puts a piece of her clothes in his pouch he does calm down. She also does...
My girls tail
 sWEET_sUGAR says...
my girl Delta has these weird bumps on her tail. she is perfectly healthy and nothing else seems to be wrong with her. I want to take her to the vet...but then I did research. I saw photos and read th...
Help with joey
 Lilostitchmartini says...
My pair had 2 babies. They were doing great or so i thought. I had to bring them from my lanai to inside due to cold weather. They were still okay however i cgecked on them yesterday and one of my bab...
Scared of my glider
 zackmerritt333 says...
So I have had my sugar glider for 3 years, going on 4. i love her to death but shes super timid, doesnt like leaving her cage, crabs and bites anytime anything gets near her pouch, and spends most o...
Biting issue
 Omni says...
I got Willow October and in November I decided it was time to get a friend. I got Dakota and the breeder told me she was the sweetest little thing. I have tried many bonding tricks and I'm confident e...
My new glider + my problems
 Sir Alberto says...
Hey!
Im Jana and I have a new glider called Sir Alberto or Pablo for short. I just got him yesterday from a family friend because she got an allergic reaction from the innocent little creature, she ...
Emergency glider
 Lindasucuz says...
I left my glider with my cousin and somehow she got stuck inside a little jar of honey which wasnt even with a lot of honey when I got home I helped her get out of the plastic honey jar and now shes...
Entry Number One
 watringmyplants says...
Hello, my name is Kaylee and I am a new mommy of two beautiful suggies. I have recently adopted two female gliders, a night ago actually. Both are still young but of an unknown age. The man we got the...
Entry Four
 Thesugarbeatles says...
Desmond is finally bonded to us! He still crabs when I touch him on the outside while he's in the pouch, otherwise, when he's with the girls, he lets me pet him, he climbs on me, he runs to me, he lov...
Entry Three
 Thesugarbeatles says...
Desmond is matured. He was OOP July 23rd, we got him October 18th and as of today, we can tell he is 100% matured. His head has been a little greasy the past few days, and now it's almost completely b...

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