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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

Opinions on new environment for sugar gliders
 cindylouwho says...
Im wanting to get some opinions. I have two neutered male sugar gliders, both seniors at eight years old. One can be petted, but does not particularly like to be held. His buddy has always been crabb...
Introducing two untamed gliders and two tame gliders?
 WhiskersNC says...
We have a colony of 6 gliders, 2 of which are very tame adult females. The other 4 are a bit less tame, but I can still handle them. We also have 2 young female gliders in a separate cage which sits ...
A handful of newbie questions.
 Petarus brevicapus fan says...
Hi! I know this post is old, but there where no comments so I thought I could help. Sugar gliders being illegal in Norway, I do not have them. But I do think I know some answers. So, about the "fr...
HELP!!
 Anaredmon says...
My glider is rocking throwing herself around uncontrollably. Really afraid of whats going on, she cant walk straight she just shakes her head around in all different directions. I have a video if an...
Aggressive biting after 6 years
 Landi says...
I've had 2 sugar gliders for about 6 years and after 6 blissful years of no biting other than the occasional affectionate nip, my one glider started biting harder and harder every time. I go tsst, I d...
new puppy
 goatyhead says...
or anyone know where i could ask?
Two names? Brevicapus or brevicaps? CONFUSION HELP!
 Petarus brevicapus fan says...
I guess one can't always trust Wikipedia They have fixed it now though. To bad I cant change my profile name now.. Guess it's wrong!! Thanks!
Good fruits
 Spaz_and_baby_yoda says...
I am still kinda new to taking care of my 'babies' and just wondering some good fruits they seem to really like grapes, watermelon but i'm trying new fruits i want to know some good things they might ...
URGENT: Glider not eating anything solid
 Kferg says...
Aww. All the best to you!
Sugar glider biting for no visible reason
 christinehesher says...
Thank you very much guys! I feel so relieved now!
 

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ISO Home/Rescue
 MAPERK3550 says...
We have had two sugar gliders for 7-10 years now, and one of the was killed by our cat this morning. The male has never been alone & we are looking for someone with another sugar glider to take him in...
Male parts hanging out
 momo1602 says...
So my male has been having his male parts hanging out for quite some time now. It has been happening every day in the last week and I'm very worried all the time. So I check up on him every 4-6 hours....
Excessive head rubbing
 Axlbabyglider says...
Hi guys,

Just a question regarding gliders rubbing their heads. My boy Axl keeps rubbing his head on his pouches and the cage to the extent that he has a huge bald patch on his head. I personally t...
TENT bonding
 BatGirl says...
The tent playtime seems to definitely help with bonding to my little darlings.

I have this small 6'x6'x5' tent with a bottom in it, where I put an upside-down 5 gallon bucket covered by a pillow c...
Diet assistance for egg allergy
 Cookie bandits says...
I've taken in two gliders who were originally on pocket pets diet. The previous owner was informed of the dangers of feeding such a diet, and by the time she was looking to find them a new home they w...
Females fighting
 ldhdettmer says...
I have 1 neutered males and 4 females. All get along but 1 female got a bite on her back and I separated her from the rest. It's been about a month a she is well again and have tried putting her back ...
Uploading avatar... Help, how on earth..?
 Petarus brevicapus fan says...
So I pick a photo and the website's like "fit it in to this box" And I'm like "I can't really do that.. OK, I'll try", and I decided not to save it because the website thought I was done before I was ...
Im wondering....
 Frankjr11223 says...
My sugar glider was 2 months home everything was fine I woke up today he was really weak wasnt moving around he was breathing but looked like he was having difficulty I called many exotic vets but on...
Single mom, premature joey
 Chrislomas says...
We adopted a trio (1 male 2 females,not fixed) not to long ago and were having issues with the females fighting. We separated the females with the plan to introduce a new friend later. Well the origin...
Need Help ASAP to stop glider from chewing at surgical site
 Xtonsuggieluv says...
We have a 3 year old sugar glider that somehow broke his little leg. We had it fixed twice but it wouldnt heal correctly. We did an amputation about 2 weeks ago. The vet put a thick bandage over it b...

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