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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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Glider awake all day!
 BYK_Chainsaw says...
I would start by making sure is was dark at night and light in the day time, add an extra light in the room during daytime if its not very light. If your gliders are new, it could be them getting u...
Have you built a playground for your glider ?
 ZooVeteran says...
So nice playgound !!!
New Noise: MUFFLED CRABBING SOUND... what does it mean? HELP
 sofiedigital says...
Thank you for that advice, I wonder how long these territorial spats last, because its been over a month now, with the bickering (but non-violent) behavior... do you think she might benefit from some ...
Do they go back...
 BYK_Chainsaw says...
Ours go out in a glider safe room. BUT ONCE, mary got out in the evening, someone didn't see her escape. in the morning I would hear her climbing around cage. I looked and after a moment I realiz...
Cage set up questions
 Beenabeth says...
It was time to clean out Sugie's cage so I decided to go ahead and change things around to make it easier to switch things up faster if I wanna add new things. I took out the middle level and both pla...
Toys, accessories, and things
 ptamom says...
I looked on various websites for ideas for toys and then went to the dollar store and bought what others had suggested (pom poms, army men, etc) Etsy has people selling toys and supplies (chains, hoo...
Hes chewing.. a ton
 Glidingcameron says...
Hi! So I was just doing the usaul paper towel swap out thing for Rockys cage, when I noticed something, interesting to say the least. On the floor of his cage was a paper towel tube ( which Id hope ...
What is wrong with me?
 ptamom says...
Thank you for the encouragement. I did have an "ahhhh" moment tonight in the tent. I gave Athens and Explorer a "dried chicken" treat. Athena ate hers away from me but Explorer sat on my shoulder a...
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.
 

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Looking for two sugar gliders
 JazlynR0919 says...
i been looking for two sugar gliders im located at new york state, i wanted to get two that are in need of a home. Does anybody know someone that is selling?
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...

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