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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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 rjpope42 says...
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 TotesMaGoats says...
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 jdching says...
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Adopted a girl, today! General advice?
 Trina0579 says...
Kirsten, Hang in there! You are asking all the right questions and are on the right path. I am still a new mom to 2 sisters. One I got when she was a couple months OOP and the other about 6 months la...
Rescued and Uh oh...
 FairyGirl says...
I wouldn't go by size alone for ages. My female is older than my male by a few weeks but he is significantly larger than she is. She's almost a year old and hasn't grown much since I brought her home ...
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Wheel tutorial
 shannonlcorum says...
I posted this a long time ago, but thought I'd repost for newbies. I have a blog that I occassionally post tutorials on. One of the tutorials I have is on making an excercise wheel. I studies varies o...
Eco-raptor wheel vs stealth wheel vs Make a wheel?
 shannonlcorum says...
I actually have a tutorial on making a wheel on my blog "Wild Little Monkeys". It's really not that hard. Getting the bearings might be the most difficult part. Luckily my husband was able to get me s...
New suggies - Do I need them neutered?
 kazko says...
A time ago I got hold of a pair of sibling boys who were unneutered and living together for 5+ years. I neutered them. All was fine for months until a female arrived in the home. The new smell of the ...
 

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Custom cage
 Trina0579 says...
Hi everyone! I'm new to the group but have been reading a lot of your posts, which have been very helpful thus far. A couple months ago I started looking for a new cage, then decided to build my own a...
fightin??? what should i do
 abby and ava says...
so ive had abby and ally they were sisters until ally died so i decided to get ava so abby had a friend they were doing fine and it seemed to be great but i stared to noticed that only at night abby w...
Diet
 Causha says...
My boyfriend and I just got two female sugar gliders in July. Sydney is the more shy one and likes to be held onto and sat with during the day. Wallaby is the more outgoing one. She will run around u...
Short tail???
 TerriEloise says...
I just received a male sugar glider who is believed to be a year old. His tail is short!!! I Can't find any information on this. I'm 90% positive his previous owners didn't properly care for him, but ...
Rehoming my baby sugar glider
 Bookie0821 says...
I just got a male baby sugar glider 3 days ago. He's 8 1/2 weeks old and neutered. I have to sell him and I'm just utterly lost as to what to do. He will come with his cage, food, vitiamins, heating ...
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...

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