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Gliders bite fiance, but not me
Gliders bite fiance, but not me
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Mar 15 2017
09:45:19 PM
Hey all! I've had my sugar gliders for about 3 months now and things are amazing! It was hard at first, but things are going pretty well.

My question is a behavioral one. My fianc and I probably bond equally with our babies (1 neutered boy and 1 girl). They will sleep outside of the bonding pouch on me and in my hands and at times, lick my hand like they are grooming me.

They do the same with my fianc although they bite him constantly as they groom him. They bite him hard. He will make a PSST sound at them and then they'll stop for a minute and resume.

I'm not sure why they always do this to him and not me? He doesn't put on any fruity soap or lotion.

Thank you!
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Mar 16 2017
12:29:00 AM
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We have some gliders that just groom hard.
Maybe he has some other scent, animal, food.
Maybe they even feel he NEEDs the grooming.
I have some newer gliders we picked up from another owner, they are getting used to us some and the male starts to lick my hairs on arm, then starts to pull them like super hard. really hurts.

I would give them some more time, some of ours would put our hairs hard or nibble our skin between their teeth pretty hard but stopped over time.
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Mar 17 2017
09:42:25 PM
Bubbies Joey 11 Posts
Thank you for the reply!! That's what I was thinking!
Gliders bite fiance, but not me

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Gliders bite fiance, but not me