|BatGirl Joey USA
OK - so been trying to get my 'mom' Sugar Glider, Piper, to give up her feral growling [aka "crabbing (sic)"] and she's come a long way... using taming techniques to get her acclimated to human voice/noises, human touch, etc.
HOWEVER, I recently discovered a useful 'tool' that definitely helps snap her out of her feral growl that she does only when she's in her nest/bedding (besides my having to dump the entire nest/bed of all Sugar Gliders including hubby, Aerrow, who joins in for support... sheesh! Once she gets going she becomes a holy terror - snapping at the other Sugar Gliders, rising and falling in growl intensity, etc.... my poor baby girl, Starling, usually bails out when she starts up, and occasionally even Aerrow will too...) ~ the tool? Music!
Well, not so much music but the melodic sounds I can make using my harmonica. Yep, a harmonica that, even though I don't know how to play an actual song with, I can play some 'melodies' that calm her and actually lulls her back to peaceful co-existence (no longer growling, snapping, etc.). I usually play something slow and on the low side of the thing. Getting pretty good - maybe sooner or later learn a friggin' song, heh, heh!
Look what I found on Ebay