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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.
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HELP! Aggressive gliders
 BYK_Chainsaw says...
its hard to tell, but I would start with getting the males neutered. I have 3 females with 3 nuetered males and they are all happy, the alpha male gets bossy some time but they are happy and friendly....
My Glider has a Swollen Cheek, and I'm Wondering...
 sofiedigital says...
Hey Everyone. My Glider Bam-Bam, who is 5 years old has recently shown some swelling in his cheek. Although I have an appointment scheduled, I was wondering: a) if anyone else has had their sugar bab...
Help my Glider is only 51 Grams....
 sjusovare says...
Not necessarily, I've had the case, only 2 of my gliders were symptomatic, the others were not (except they seemed to be eating more than they used to), and worse, the parasites were not always detect...
glider died suddenly! Pls help
 HannahRene says...
Sorry I cant offer any insight about what happened to yours, but I had a similar incident. My two gliders mated and we were so excited when the baby survived (we were told that it can be difficult fo...
How to clean wood accessories?
 HannahRene says...
I always scrub mine with soap and water and never really have a problem with it. Mine dont really seem to hold an odor, but maybe Ive just gotten lucky.
Looking for cage that can fit 3-4 gliders.
 aapuzzo says...
That is probably the way to go. I have a feeling they removed that extra support and it will take a modification. I want to be able use the crumbled paper bedding in the tray too. I could probably ...
Can Two Un-Neutered Males Get Along?
 BrittM91 says...
Thank you as well. This you both pretty much gave me the answers i was looking for. I appreciate it. Im pretty sure i did well with how i introduced them and i do think they are getting along ok and t...
How much OHPW to feed per serving questions. 1.5tsp or 1Tbsp?
 BYK_Chainsaw says...
good question. I feed OHPW using the wombaroo powder from Australia. with THAT powder I feed 2 (TWO) gliders 1 Tablespoon. The critterlove plus powder developed my peggy and MADE IN THE USA, ...
Help Male sugar glider with swollen butt and wet
 Jewelandtheo says...
Hes acting normal eating and pooping and activity wise. I noticed it two days ago he had a small wet spot around his tail area and I thought he had maybe just peed himself. Last night I checked on hi...
Legally breeding without USDA license
 bbbalson says...
The only thing I know for sure between breeding and being a USDA breeder is that you have to have X amount of pairs before you can become USDA approved. I dont even know what X equals, but I dont thin...
 

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Twin Joeys Different Sizes
 Dbrown96 says...
I got my first sugar glider in January. I was told that she was about 4 month old. In late February early March I realized that she had 2 joeys in her pouch. She was taking care of both joeys up until...
relief
 spicearelly says...
My recent post was about my female (spice) having a different color in poop. I am glad to say its all back to normal it was just the coloration of the baby food. Im going to go ahead and take a leap b...
Concerned
 spicearelly says...
Hey guys! So my female glider has always been healthy and doesn't smell very bad, but lately her stool has been yellow but still normal poop. its not squishy or runny (its normal) but she has never ha...
Papaya Died Today
 Scoria says...
It happened so fast. I noticed him out of the pouch and acting lethargic and less than an hour later he was gone. He refused food, even his favorites. He always loved food so much. He popped right up ...
Sugar glider roaming
 hellohello says...
I had 2 sugar gliders for almost a year already.

Yesterday morning, my mum woke me up in the morning saying something about something knocking on the door. I was still blur with sleep, went outside...
Please help
 Tania249 says...
Hi, during this covid lockdown period its really hard to get proper help.My glider, Motti.I m having her past for 5 years, few days back i found her in cage walking with tilt head and so weak, unable ...
types of bites and covid
 spicearelly says...
Hey y'all, I wanted to clarify types of aggression for the new glider owners. The first one I am going to start with it a bluff. A bluff is where the glider gets upset and acts like its going to bite,...
I have a Joey that is missing skin on the back of his neck
 Nicole08greene says...
Hey guys! I have a Joey that is about 13 weeks out of pouch. I noticed last night that he is missing a pretty good size of fur from the back of his neck. Could this have been a dominant bite from his ...
Two rescue gliders
 spicearelly says...
I just got two new gliders (male and female) from a family that no longer took care of them. I renamed them Chilli (male) and Tobasco (female). Chilli is great and he loves to play with my sugar baby...
Scab and swollen chin
 spearr says...
I have a sweet little family of sugar gliders Lilo (F) and Stitch (M) and their two twin boys. Recently I noticed Lilos lower cheek was a little swollen, so I gave her a treat to distract her as I ch...

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