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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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Lump plus small hole
 Maccy102 says...
Hi, Ive noticed a lump on my males scent gland plus a very small hole on the right side of it. I feed them meal worms and fruit plus Leadbeaters diet. He lives with his breeding partner. I got him ab...
New adoptee
 Paani says...
Judah has been off his feed since Anson died. Although he still gets up and uses the wheel, he is reluctant to leave his pouch even for yogies treats. There was another orphaned glider available for...
Glider wont bond. Keeps biting.
 Kferg says...
Hi, Every glider is different, and some just take longer. There's a lot of great advice on here and I want to just restate that it does take time and patience with some very scared gliders. Taking a s...
Attack!!
 BYK_Chainsaw says...
My first guess is he smelled something taste on your finger. beef, pork, etc. maybe you have another pet.
Why Hasn't My Sugar Glider Bonded With Me Yet?
 BYK_Chainsaw says...
I would suggest some of the basics (keep in mind every glider is different and will bond at different times and ways) get 4 fleece pieces, wait till right before you shower, wipe that fleece with yo...
Wheel
 Ashline4 says...
I need help finding a place that sells used/cheap wheels for sugar gliders. I have a wodent wheel and have been looking at all the horrible things that have happened to babies. I couldn't handle havin...
Pretty deep dominance wound
 alyssajordan05 says...
Heres a photo update of her bite wound from this morning:
Help! Pregnant momma isn't acting normal
 NurembergAngel says...
Hey everyone...I have a pregnant glider that up until today was acting normal, happy and playful, eating normal. Then earlier this afternoon I noticed she was just hanging out in upper front corner of...
Best diet for a nursing mother
 Leela says...
Ohpw is fine ...no need to increase only the protein, instead it is recommended to increase the entire diet by one portion so one more portion of staple fruits n veg This provides all mom's needs wh...
ATE A WILD LIZARD HELP!!
 BYK_Chainsaw says...
I have no idea if a lizard is bad for a glider, sorry. but given they live in the wild naturally and they would normally eat something that is smaller and they could catch, there is probably a good ...
 

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Bubbie goes to work
 Emily Holcombe says...
Being the assistant manager of 5 bars means I often have to go deal with things on my days off. I have to go wait on a vendor shortly. Bubbie of course will go with me. Bartenders and customers know h...
My little pocket baby
 Emily Holcombe says...
I'm on my 3 days off. As usual, bubbie is in my shirt pocket asleep(at the moment). We had some errands to run today and it's funny to see the looks from people when he decides to poke his head out. I...
First time mom of joeys
 swtsuthnbelle says...
I bought my Bella last March for my birthday. Talking with my friend that I bought her from she was not very well taken care of. She rescued her from her friend that did not take very good care of her...
i thought i may have joeys
 mommasugar says...
could some1 tell me how 2 add photo im concerned bout 1 of my female gliers who i thought had joeys
Is crape jasmine safe for sugar gliders?!? NEED HELP cuz my baby stuff...
 cheeky the baby says...
Hi I would reeeeally be grateful if I could know if crape jasmine is harmful to my baby. She was in the garden, took a whiff of the jasmine plant and just tore a piece of a petal and stuffed it in her...
New girls!
 Mwalker758 says...
Hey guys! I got two girls from a friend a few weeks ago because he could no longer care for them. Theyre named crackers (11) and barbie (12). So theyre getting older, but i love them so much. The sm...
Glider Joey Help???
 Cowboysangels19 says...
So my white face, Magnum now has twins oop as of 2 days ago. Theyre both adorable and they were fully developed, all five little fingers and toes. And then I woke up this morning to find that one has...
Im stressing out!!!!
 IzzyBear says...
Guys, I went on a getaway with my boyfriend leaving my sweet Izzy with my mom for the first time since Ive had her. Shes very familiar with my mom. Well my mom just called to tell me how she was but...
New Sugar Gliders, Bonding help
 TheDistinctiveDog says...
Hi there everyone I just picked up my first Sugar Gliders this past Friday, a male and female with a female joey that is roughly 4-5 week oop?? The female (Petra) is curious of me and has hopped on me...
Another set of girls for the colony
 Stuckinmotherhood says...
So far it's been an even number of boys and girls in the pins.. trying to get them all to get along has been A NIGHTMARE... So I wound up with 2 more females to throw in the bunch (so to speak). After...

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