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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

Safe for my gliders?
 Ballistic_Glider says...
It has nuts and seeds. Those are bad and should NOT be given to gliders. I say to give them treats like: Yogurt drops (they can be those baby ones too!) Dried/Live Mealworms Freeze-Dried fruit...
Hey everyone, need some support
 Ballistic_Glider says...
I'm so sorry! That's devastating! I suggest ThePetGlider.com or if you go to Sugar Gliders under Glider Gossip, (on this website) there will be three messages separated from the others on the top. Th...
Can you mix neutered males with females?
 BYK_Chainsaw says...
We have 6 in one colony, all the males are neutered. 3 males and 3 females. the only issue we have is one male gus during outside cage time he will give chase to a few of the other gliders a f...
Older Gliders vs Younger
 Leela says...
The cold intro was a success! Their first night was completely uneventful! This morning when I went out to make coffee Boomer was eating, the girls came out for treats then went back to the pouch...
Some (odd?) questions - New Glider Owner
 Leela says...
good deal If they don't eat it right away don't worry to much. Sometimes it takes a lil while for them to eat a new diet well.
Is this a good sign for bonding? (video - stretch out and kneading)
 Suggs2BU says...
This morning when I woke up they were both climbing around the cage, I opened the bottom door and they both came over after a few seconds and climbed out onto my hands by themselves. Peach repeatedly...
Wodent Wheel Kills Glider
 ZooVeteran says...
Error missing url ? Thank you anyway <3
Some help with bonding?
 Leela says...
Torpor is what it's called. It's pretty rare that we actually see a glider go into a torpor state in captivity though in fact I've never seen a case of it. It's not going to happen simply from ru...
What should I not do?
 ptamom says...
Thx; your room looks nice. Thx for the help.
my grooming glider
 Leela says...
right on, there is a difference and grooming can hurt just as bad if not worse than a bite. I have one girl that goes for a tender spots on me on my side and under my arm it startles the crap out o...
 

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Sugar glider diet
 ABwolf says...
Hi all! I was just wondering - what is a good diet for sugar gliders because I heard that you can just put fruits, veggies and protein as a meal but I wasnt sure if that was correct.
Thank you so mu...
Two Female Leus Potentially Pregnant w/ Photos + Male is trying to mo...
 SammyKate says...
Hello all,

I am new to this site and would greatly appreciate any feedback that I can get. I love my suggies unconditionally and am very educated just not so much when it comes to breeding/mating....
Hissing occasionally while peeing
 Axlbabyglider says...
Hi guys!,

So I just wanted to get your advice on something as I'm still pretty new to having a sugar glider so want to be 100% sure :). First off if there is anyone from south Africa on this site t...
Diet Questions (New user not yet a sugar glider owner)
 Kay719 says...
Hi, I am a new user on glider gossip. I found d this helpful with answering questions about bonding with a sugar glider and decided it would be worth while to join to get other peoples perspectives o...
Complicated Introduction, Advice?
 mwlgliders says...
Hello all, I'm new here- although I've visited a lot. I'm a suggie mom of 2, and now 3. Ive had my original 2, Maple & Willow, for close to 2 years now. They are both females and are bonded to my boyf...
I've had enough.
 Rellie17 says...
I have a male and female sugar glider. The male is 2 and the female is 1.5. I had the male first obviously and be was very quiet, didnt make alot of noise just all around a good little guy. Then I bri...
Sugar Glider is weak
 krmluvsaba says...
Hey guys Im new here. My sugar glider is around 5-6 years old. Shes barely eating but maybe a bite of food then she doesnt want anymore. Shes also weak and can barely climb up her cage to get in h...
Does my glider like me?
 Axlbabyglider says...
Hi guys first off I just wanted to say that this site is an absolute lifesaver especially because I'm from South Africa where sugar gliders aren't super popular as pets yet! I just wanted to give a bi...
Ideas on veggies sugar gliders cannot resist
 Axlbabyglider says...
Does anyone have any ideas of what vegetables the majority of sugar gliders cannot resist? I have had my sugarbaby Axl for about a month and a half and he eats the veggies when they have been blended ...
Diet? Critter Love? Original? Complete? Instant? BML?
 Anl205 says...
What is the difference between the critter love original, complete and instant? Why would one chose one of those over the BML? Where can you buy each of these?

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