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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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Grapes
 audrey0624 says...
I did see that on the grapes, but I feed the BML diet which grapes are one of the approved fruits for the diet so I have been giving him the purple grapes, as did the breeder I got him from. I just d...
critter love complete
 Jessicahall1990 says...
Thanks! I think ill do something similar...I'm moving soon so the bottles seem convenient :-) I also like the variety of different fruits and veggies I might just mix in different ones each night...I ...
safe metal
 Blue Nostalgic says...
I think the chicken coop wire is (usually) bare with a pot metal mixture and most likely zinc. That's one concern. Another is that most of it that I've seen has the circular or hexagonal holes, that...
Help please
 NerdyHails says...
There are many problems that can arise from having 2 Females in the same cage as one male Firstly, are the females related? Is the male neutered? (Im guessing not) if he isnt you need to be prepared...
cooking
 Blue Nostalgic says...
Oh yes...4 kids and a husband requires some kitchen skills! Through the years I've built up a good selection of...well, pretty much everything. I couldn't love my Green Pan skillets and ceramic skil...
Devastating Loss
 Blue Nostalgic says...
It's usually not advised to put a joey in with an older glider in cases like this, a mature lone male that has had past/current trauma and has lost his bonded mate. They should be relatively close in...
Emergency: prolapsed uterus(?)/rectum(?) Help Please!
 Blue Nostalgic says...
I'm so sorry. Please keep us posted on her surgery and recovery. Thankfully you've done the right thing to get her to ER asap. You've given her a chance!
Introducing Charlotte & Sabrina!
 Blue Nostalgic says...
Awe! Welcome to the lovely Charlotte and Sabrina! I notice certain personality traits right off the bat. But then, they will change things up on me. Lol. In cage my sisters have such different behavi...
Easter eggs... Let the fun begin!!!
 Leela says...
I got these at a dollar tree, my other ones I got at Joanne fabrics I think. Mine aren't chewers at all so I'm not sure what ones are "safe" for chewers really I think for the most part they are all ...
Help?
 Leela says...
ohh sorry I take things to literal sometimes
 

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New owner please help
 Matthewshane33 says...
Please help my cousins just gave me one that is older and I have no idea what to feed him or how to take care of him. And I was reading that it's a good idea to to have a friend with them.. He had one...
Help with the diet
 Harleyrider1984 says...
Okay, so I have had my glider for a couple of days now. He is doing great. I have just one concern. When I make his platter, he only eats the sweet corn and leaves everything else. Should I stop putti...
gliders
 hall91 says...
hi, i have a male sugar glider that's about a year old, i just got a female glider and she's just a baby, I introduced them to each other and she instantly hopped on his back and was holding onto him,...
smell??
 Diana09 says...
Hi I'm new to this. I have a question. I had 1 sugar glider for about 3 months before I decided to get her a friend. When it was just her by herself we had no problems with smell. Now that I bought he...
Fighting, Frightened or what
 Skellyheart2001 says...
Im scared that my gliders are fighting. Im only an 11 year old, so I need some help on how I know if they are actually fighting. They make a sound kinda like a locust, and will stare at each and they ...
His wheel broke his tail!
 crystal_95 says...
My glider kiko just broke his tail. it got wrapped and stuck in the wheel and him and his momma were trying to get his tail out and that when we noticed how bad it was. it didnt rip off but close to t...
Do you guys think I should buy her?
 ZeeZoo says...
I found a female sugar glider for sale, I'm going to be a first-time owner and I will definitely buy her a friend, but to me she looks malnutritioned from the looks of her fur. What do you guys think?...
gerber organic fruits and veggies
 ExoticRebel says...
Hello everyone,
I was wondering as a treat do you think using the Gerber organic fruit and veggies baby food would be okay to feed a sugar glider as a treat?
I also have just the fruit one, of c...
looking for adoptables ^state ny
 bettyboop3030 says...
So after weeks of scouring the internet I cannot find any gliders in my area for adoption. I see some for rehoming but they are older or the current owner won't respond to my inquiry. I am going to be...
Please help
 JLee518 says...
Hello, I just got two new female sugar gliders. I honestly took them in as pets because I saw pictures and knew someone who had one before and thought they were the cutest things ever. But now since I...

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