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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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Recent Photos

Here is a picture of them from about 5 1/2 years ago. Petrie (left) and Ziggy (right).
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Latest forum posts

help! male and female breeding? Poms?!
 sjusovare says...
Are you sure she really was 3 to 4 weeks when you got her? They are not weaned at that age and do not eat by themselves (they start to wean during the 5th week and are fully weaned after 6 to 7 weeks)...
Glider biting gently?
 MaekjusMommy says...
I used to feed him honey on my fingers when i first got him but have stopped because ive found its too high in sugar.He rarely licks my fingers now unless im hand feeding him something. I dont think h...
Cosmo and Nova
 Leela says...
I'm sorry to hear this. I've got a few connections around there they do some rescue/surrender work where exactly are you located? Please be careful on here there are some people that look for free ...
Losing my second glider
 glidermania says...
Thank you for your kind words everybody. I'm glad that I was able to spend a lot of time with him in his final hours, especially the day before (when I first posted above). I knew deep down that he wa...
Pictures of Cocoa & Puff!
 minime3 says...
Great pics! thank you for sharing they are adorable!
Glider pungent oder
 mechnut450 says...
the skunking smell is one of the ways a glider will mark you as theirs and to warn off other glider s as to say I caught you messing on my family I will kick your butt..
Glider died
 Tiakristin3 says...
I agree with sjusovare. The best way to tell is to keep an eye on her and see how she does. It's obvious you care deeply about them and I'm sure you'll be able to find the best solution for you and ...
Fighting instead of mating
 lilsistar says...
I have different sleeping pouches, but the problem is when they're awake. He follows her around. I put the spare cage next to the other so they're by each other, but no fighting.
Im having trouble with my new glider
 AthenaHawk says...
You are my favorite person to ask questions to on this group. Again thak you for you addvise. Leela
Sugar Gliders Making cool rope designs
 Leela says...
I do that now n then with paracord , just make sure you monitor the whole length for any fraying or unraveling these can be safety issues. There is one spot on one of them on yours I would cut off...
 

Latest journal entries

Pocket Pets false advertising.
 Brendont says...
So my girlfriend and I got our little dudes, Taz and Pippin from pocket pets about 7 or 8 weeks ago. And we are finding out more and more everyday how bad of a company Pocket pets is. We bought the fo...
Stange noises????
 dalekconnor12 says...
My sugar glider ,who is a little over a year old now, is making really strange sounds and I don't know what to do! Its like she's 'half barking' if that makes any sense. I've taken her out and tried ...
Who would of thought?
 Shell says...
I'm a grandma of 10 and did I ever imagine I could add a small little feller to my clan and be so happy. We are on day five and everything is moving so well. At first I was really nervous. For one he...
Beware of toilet
 Kwagner5505@gmail.com says...
Beware of the bathroom
My boyfriend forgot to put lid down on toilet and shut bathroom door.
My glider of 6 months was sleeping with me.
I found that he drowned in toilet.
They are curious!!

Th...
I Never Thought I Would Be A Mother...
 Billiejsgirl says...
When I was younger, I used to dream about getting older, getting married, and having a boatload of kids. Then I went to Japan for a year to teach English to children....changed my mind about having ki...
Bonding time!
 LateNightGliders says...
Currently sitting on the bathroom floor with a sweet little suggie curled up in my sweater hood asleep :) Of course the first thing I go to for entertainment is this site lol! It has so many great top...
Is it a he or she, do you kno?
 Savana says...
How do I tell if my baby is a girl or boy it doesn't let me hold it yet?? I Have pics uploaded, please help as it needs a name soon!?
Help
 Destiel says...
I recently purchased my sugar babies they are breeders which at the moment I had no idea what it meant and when they were handed to me I was told the female was pregnant ! I'm researching as much as p...
I need some help!
 Husker84 says...
Ok guys I'm a new daddy. I got my gliders from a pet store in derby ks. I wanted to get a couple of joeys but this was my only option. I've had them for about a week one female and one male. The make ...
I'm ssssoooooo excited!!!
 Kourtnie says...
Wednesday I pick up my little sweeties and I'm sssooo excited I can barely sit still!!! These are my first suggies but not my "first" suggies lol I've been in rescue one way or another for almost 35 y...

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