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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

Great Danes + Cat + Sugar Gliders = No bueno.
 Pandepon says...
Scary! Yeah when I lived in my parents' home my bro had a pitbull-Rottweiler mix. He's a gentle giant but I know he is heavy! A had a sugar glider on me and she decided it would be a good idea to gli...
Possibly abused baby - help
 Pandepon says...
Any new glider will be scared and even bite. I have 4 boys that I got 2 months ago who were actually spoiled rotten and were very tame with their previous owner. 3 of them bite me HARD and crab at me...
Do you mix all the food together or separate each group?
 Pandepon says...
Ya that's pretty much what I do now Candy. I got these cute fall themed divided plates and do the same as you but a few of mine have an extra spot great for a dollop of yogurt.
How old is your oldest glider?
 Pandepon says...
My oldest is 6. 3 others are for. Then one 2 year old and one 1 year old.
Gliders and frequent traveling
 Candy says...
Welcome to the forum and to glider parenthood. Diets are an often discussed topic. There is no 'best' glider diet but there are several widely used diets that have maintained healthy gliders for man...
Infrared Light and Moonlight
 Jon Brand says...
Anyone have any opinions on these lights they sell? I ordered an infrared which should also give off some heat. Any problems with these? What I really want to know is if they should or shouldn't be l...
New cage New Wheel Newly Neutered Glider
 Jon Brand says...
I just wash the perches with dish soap and water with a sponge. Seems to work fine.
6 Week Old glider doesn't eat much and i think he gets cold
 BCChins says...
Another thing to remember is always make sure the Joey is nice and warm before feeding. If he is too cold then he will not eat and/or the food will just sit in his tummy. The food should be at least r...
bonding help
 chips2013 says...
Just keep at it. How long is "a little while now"? My male, Trigger, we got first and he pretty much instantaneously bonded to my husband and I. We were very lucky and understood that this was not the...
Priorities...
 Helen88uk says...


Just spent the whole afternoon revamping one of my fuzzy cages. Ignoring the fact that I have Uni work coming out of my ears ... priorities right!
 

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Short tail???
 TerriEloise says...
I just received a male sugar glider who is believed to be a year old. His tail is short!!! I Can't find any information on this. I'm 90% positive his previous owners didn't properly care for him, but ...
Rehoming my baby sugar glider
 Bookie0821 says...
I just got a male baby sugar glider 3 days ago. He's 8 1/2 weeks old and neutered. I have to sell him and I'm just utterly lost as to what to do. He will come with his cage, food, vitiamins, heating ...
Poor baby
 Glideralycia says...
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I have a pair of gliders that breed and they had two Joeys OOP on August 10,2014. My pair has had 6 litters since she was 8 months and my friend who is also a breeder thought...
did I buy an unhealthy sugarglider?
 Happysweeta says...
I bought a fiver year old female sugar glider about 3 days ago and it is so different from my male sugar glider. She is very very sweet she gives kisses and let's you pick her up no problem. She is al...
mating question
 heymaaa says...
are sugar gliders started mating yesterday and was at it off and on for over 12 hours is that normal?
Fighting
 Mikaandlolli says...
I have 2 female sugar gliders. One names mika who is 8 months and lolli who is 3 months. When I first introduced them they got along pretty well but the longer it's been since lolli joined our family ...
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...

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