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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?
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Latest forum posts

Question about glider introduction...
 ilovemysuggiegliderbaby says...
Update: Last night I moved Mia's cage but Mimzy didn't come back out to eat. She'll only eat if I put it in her pouch. She doesn't want to come out. She hissed at Mia all night long, though. They "tal...
What to do with Glide-r-chow, glide-r-gravy, and glide-a-mins??
 Candy says...
If you are feeding BML - you can throw the Glidamins away. BML has more than enough vitamins in the recipe and any additional supplements would be an overdose. Hang on to the Glider-Gravy. It is in...
Need Help!!
 Candy says...
Rather than leaving a piece of clothing in the cage, just cut some pieces of fleece (3 or 4 inch squares are fine) and tuck them in your clothing for a few hours or sleep with them in you pillow case ...
Eucalyptus Essential Oils?
 sunglider says...
I would not!! I personally use essential oils. They are natural but you have to realize they are at a concentrated forum and they are formulas that you use for aliments. You would more then likely o...
cages
 Minnesota Zoo says...
I would go with taller and more cu in of living space. I have the Brisbane that came with my pair of gliders last summer and it makes a great quarantine/hospital cage. the living space for the Bris...
My Sugar Glider Sleeps in his Food Bowl?
 Blue Nostalgic says...
I hope you're planning (or that they are already) neutered. You're going to have some issues with a colony of intact males. What are their ages? Depending on how he was treated prior to you he may ...
Weird noise..concerned?
 Blue Nostalgic says...
Pop corn through me off because that seems like it would be louder than their happy content clicks and pops. But, even a respiratory infection popping (with each breath) would be that loud...so I don...
HELP, gliders fighting? ?
 rustypossumfart says...
I forgot to mention that gliders can become pregnant back to back, even when they have joeys in pouch already. If you don't want to deal with this, is better to have your male neutered as soon as poss...
Help with unusual bonding circumstances needed
 rustypossumfart says...
Glad to know you found a safe space where you can play with her. I can't agree more with Blue Nostalgic, "the tent time never goes away". It helps greatly in the bonding process if you try to spend s...
bald spot disappearing?
 Lupin90 says...
So, I've just did some more digging my own, and what I found is quite interesting. It seems that when a male glider isn't with a female or male that challenges him, he will gradually lose his scent ...
 

Latest journal entries

Proving Difficult
 suggiemom02 says...
As much as it stinks having to sell the gliders it is proving very difficult. We paid 225 for everything they came with, plus we have probably 30$ worth of stuff we bought seperate. Our asking price i...
Calcium Help!?
 SugarMama96 says...
So I have bought my suggies a calcium supplement, and they hate it I put in there fruit puree that I make and they wont eat it, I don't put it in they slam on it so i know its not puree. . . What can ...
welcome home Mia
 ekova says...


little "MIA"


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Please help
 Lewisa says...
I am new to asking questions so anyone who could help me would be amazing. I have three gliders two females and one neutered male. Their names are meadow Lennon and Minnie. I first got meadow and she ...
Concerned
 JamieL says...
Just got two sugar gliders a few weeks ago, after a tragic loss of my Chuck escaping away from me at the camp ground- I had him almost a year, he ran up a tree, I cried and cried he wouldn't come down...
7/5/2014
 Leela says...
I put a new stuffed animal in Miss Leela's house, it was rather big but she loved it, however i moved it and had it to close to her running wheel causing her wheel to not move. She was not pleased!! ...
Bonding milestone
 Toodles_Jennie says...
Another night of tent time, noticed Jennie and Toodles might be jumping on me when scared so I put it to the test.... When I moved from one side of the tent to the other and when the kids startled the...
Sudden aggression between my 2 males ..
 britty_s says...
I am looking for some help and this is the story about my gliders.

I was introduced to my first male glider William. Before I had him he was in a cage with multiple other gliders and was not used ...
I'm a newbie with a sick baby
 mrsgrant1104 says...
My family and I added a sugar glider to our family a few days ago. Peaches is such a sweetie and is already so calm and loving towards the three of us. Her eating habits have been terrible (I think du...
First bite
 Toodles_Jennie says...
Received my first bite from the girls last night that actually drew blood. It was from Jennie but not from her being scared, they had treats throughout the tent and she gave me two "exploratory" bites...

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