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Meal worm trouble? Or teeth problems?
Meal worm trouble? Or teeth problems?
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Jun 19 2019
07:51:26 AM
I've recently been giving meal worms as a treat to help with bonding with a new glider. She seems to have trouble actually eating them?? As far as her chewy them? My other gliders chomp them right up but she seems to have to move them around from side to side chewy with back teeth but it still only seems to mash the work instead of actually crushing or breaking it... Is this normal or should I expect her to have possible teeth issues? She's also fairly new to us and seems completely terrified of my other gliders... We rehomed her from a lady whose 2 colonies rejected her and now it seems she's also being rejected or rejecting my gliders.... On top of being alot less active than everyone else (always up late and back in pouch early).. any advice please???

Edited by - JazEmber on Jun 19 2019 07:51:59 AM
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Jun 22 2019
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Difficult to tell, but if she's being rejected by 3 colonies in a row and that she's not the most active, I'd have her checked by a vet to make sure she is healthy, because sickness is often a reason for rejection.
That being said, she might just be afraid and depressed, which is why she's not active.
The way she eats mealworms is not necessarily an issue, of all my fliers, not all eat the same way, some chomp,, others eat them bit by bit, some masticate others dont...
Meal worm trouble? Or teeth problems?

GliderGossip GliderGossip
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Meal worm trouble? Or teeth problems?