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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

Introductions...
 Candy says...
quote:she told us there were no fleas or parasites that she could detect Did she do fecal testing? The intestinal parasites like round worms and giardia are the biggest concern. Fleas are not usual...
Dry ears?
 Erwin88 says...
Ok I will definitely look into getting one of those then. Do you usually need them during the summer months too or just pretty much winter?
Babysitting a Neglected Glider
 Wiccan_chicken says...




Update! Tylor called me a puss and decided to go have bathroom fun times with Ricky. He let me get the room safe for him and then dumped the little guy onto his hand. Ricky you wi...
What on average do you spend a month for glider food?
 Leela says...
I don't feed bml, I tried but my pair just won't eat it. The rescue we adopted from swore by bml, but even the rescue gliders are not eating it like they once did. I have a theory, that the fruits...
My bond with Twixy
 Twixy_ says...

This is my baby girl Twixy. She is a spoiled little girl who goes everywhere with us. I eventually need to get her a Friend so when I have to return to work she won't be lonely. I am wondering, w...
Button and Beau Adopted
 LuckyGlider says...
We are pleased to share that these two darling boys have been adopted by a Fort Worth family. Button is about five years old and is the father of Beau who is about four years old. Originally these tw...
Squeaks
 GLIDEIT says...
Was he sleeping? Sometimes my gliders make little chirpy sounds when they are dreaming.
Blood on Nails
 GLIDEIT says...
And are you sure it isn't anything you fed him? The first time I fed strawberries I nearly had a heart attack seeing my baby's chest with the red staining...until I remembered what was for dinner :) ...
Indiana Rescues
 Leela says...
This was just posted this afternoon in that guardians group on facebook... This is Ruby and Rocky ( intact needs neutered ). They need to find a new forever home, with someone who has knowledge of su...
showing the cost of a glider(s) for new owners.
 BandP says...
Unless you go the route we have and get things a little at a time. We had no wheel to start out, didn't know we had to get one. Then we got a baby raptor because it was the smallest and only one that ...
 

Latest journal entries

food help any advice on glider owning
 bearded dragon girl says...
i need help learning from experts on nutrition and caring for a glider, i might be getting a couple soon ad i have never owned one just looking for good advice on food and stuff for them
Quarantine?
 Megandjarelovesgliders says...
Hi guys I'm new on here and still not sure how everything works haha. I just had some questions about quarantining new gliders. Do you need to quarantine gliders if they came in a pair together? What'...
Day one of being neutered
 SugieLife says...
Me and my girlfriend took two of our sugar gliders to get neutered, (the son, and dad) we don't know if it's okay for them to go into the cage with the family... I keep seeing that a lot of people don...
New glider momma
 Megandjarelovesgliders says...
Hi guys I'm about to recieve my own gliders very soon and I've done tons of research already. I was just curious if anyone sells and/ or makes cage sets and toys on here? Also any tips or "secrets" ar...
Sugar Gliders Gender
 Ovmckay1 says...
Hey guys a couple months ago I got two new sugar gliders off ksl, they were supposed to be male and female and we're going to be breeders, but I think they sold me two neutered males. How do you tell?...
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 ...

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