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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

bribery tricks
 Dsteffens00 says...
Mealworms: Whenever you feed mealworms, tap on the container first so they know what's coming. When they decide to play hide and seek, just grab the container and tap on it. It's hilarious how fast m...
fleece cage perch
 Candy says...
Can you post a photo of the perch or a link to the one you saw? I cannot quite get a mental picture of it. Does it come with cleaning instructions? It does not sound like something you could put in ...
Trio breeding
 Candy says...
quote:I don't want any overcrowding which could lead to rejection or cannabilison. The cage size sounds fine but overcrowding would probably not be the issue that causes rejection or cannibalism in ...
Other pets
 Kailey0317 says...
I understand just wanting many different species as many people who have gliders have hedgehogs, gliders, short tailed opossums, ferrets, mice, kinkajous, etc. However I agree and don't recommend mixi...
Sugar Glider got into food!! Will he get sick?
 marisa0820 says...
If it was just a taste, that's not enough to harm him.
Staying up very late and hissing
 Leela says...
Awesome! :) The blanket over the cage should help him wake up sooner but it might not take affect until the pressure goes back to "normal" and he gets back on his regular routine. Congrats on the...
Petrie's Saga
 BatmanChan says...
Petrie's first night home after initial vet. So thin :(
Recovering after second vet visit.
Getting some of his spunk back. Diver Down!
Birthday Glider
 glidergranny says...
Happy Birthday little one
Barking Glider
 SirNovak says...
See I would love to be able to let my gliders run around the house at night or something, but I just don't trust my house, it's got so many little nooks and crannies they could get stuck in or lost in...
Question on het %'s
 drummerrip says...
If you use the same Punnett square calculations (Parents: Gp and Gl, Potential offspring: GG, Gp, Gl, or pl*), then grey-colored offspring should be considered 33% leu AND 33% plat het. (Could altern...
 

Latest journal entries

Poor baby
 Glideralycia says...
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I have a pair of gliders that breed and they had two Joeys OOP on August 10,2014. My pair has had 6 litters since she was 8 months and my friend who is also a breeder thought...
did I buy an unhealthy sugarglider?
 Happysweeta says...
I bought a fiver year old female sugar glider about 3 days ago and it is so different from my male sugar glider. She is very very sweet she gives kisses and let's you pick her up no problem. She is al...
mating question
 heymaaa says...
are sugar gliders started mating yesterday and was at it off and on for over 12 hours is that normal?
Fighting
 Mikaandlolli says...
I have 2 female sugar gliders. One names mika who is 8 months and lolli who is 3 months. When I first introduced them they got along pretty well but the longer it's been since lolli joined our family ...
Petting
 Animal lover 51 says...
Ok so it has been about 4 weeks since I have had Candy and Dess they don't bite me anymore and they fall asleep in my hands while they are asleep I pet their chests and heads they love to be held when...
Very confused need help... With feedings
 Hope says...
Hello I'm new on here & I'm so confused due to all the different options on here. I had a sugar Glider that we rescued from a flea market in Florida for a little over ten years named Shelby. She was i...
Playing
 Animal lover 51 says...
Candy hates me but has a little bit of trust. Instead of gliding to get away she glides to me. Dess also glides but only to me thanks to his shyness.
Lil Dipper's first glide!
 lunasmomma says...
tonight while playing with my babies, dipper jumped from my shoulder over to a hanging towel! I have had all my babies for about 3 years now and have never seen her glide. she is a little chunker (hea...
Glider water question
 Glidergir1 says...
Hi I'm new to this website so sorry if I'm putting this on the wrong forum. Can I use my refrigerator water for my gliders? That's the water i drink. And if I happen to have to take my glider somewher...
Just curious
 Hcheek says...
Seeing some of the other posts and questions and talking with other glider owners I know I'm a little confused about mine. I've only had her about 3 weeks and she will nibble at my finger if I have gr...

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