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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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End of life planning questions.
 Kferg says...
I am so sorry for your loss. My opinion is that it would be better for him to be in his home with his humans that he has known his whole life. If it were me, I would carry him around in the bonding p...
Bonding current glider to a new family - Please help
 hyperoush says...
I have had my current glider for about a year and half. When I first got him, he was very aggressive, and it took almost 6 months before he was bonded to me. Ever since, he has of course been my littl...
Favorite Sugar Glider Colors
 gliderloverforever says...
Out of curiosity, what are everyone's favorite sugar glider colors? Mine are silver mosaics, piebalds, white mosaics, and leucistics (and lions because they are so adorable)
IS IT POSSIBLE TO MAKE A NATURAL SETUP FOR A GROUP OF SUGAR GLIDERS
 Katripozak says...
I keep chameleons and I keep them in a naturalistic setup. I was wondering whether I could do the same with my trio of gliders and has anyone attempted it?
Overeating??
 tjhong17 says...
I think my glider may be overeating.... I put food into its cage at around 7pm but he didnt wake up until around 10. He started eating around 10:30 but its now 12:30. So its been two hours since he...
Why does my sugar glider do this?
 gliderloverforever says...
Don't worry, this is normal. Sugar gliders bark for a variety of reasons. It could be that they're bored, scared or just talking to each other. My gliders tend to bark in the middle of the night when ...
My glider is chewing on his foot
 Mushu.nala says...
So last night my little boy, Mushu, got a string from his fleece bonding pouch wrapped around his foot. I saw it when I woke him up for dinner and immediately cuz it off and removed all string. His fo...
Tips for bonding with adult Gliders
 gliderloverforever says...
It sounds like you are doing a wonderful job with them already. The biggest piece of advice I have is to be patient. Sugar glider personalities are all different. I've had my girl for almost a year no...
cage size for 4 gliders
 gliderloverforever says...
I currently have two gliders in a cage that is 53" high, 20.5" wide and 31" long. I'm gonna get two more gliders and I'm wondering if this cage will work for all four or if I need to get a larger cage...
Temporary diet
 gliderloverforever says...
Congrats on bringing your girls home! That's soo exciting! You are right, the diet that they came with is not a complete or good diet. You can find a bunch of staple diets here: info.petsugargliders.c...
 

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My Sugar Glider Main Diet Recipe
 BatGirl says...
Sugar Glider Main Diet Recipe
Makes a four day supply for three Sugar Gliders; or, twelve day supply for one (then freeze 2nd of recipe)

Begin by getting Exotic Nutritions Glider Complete and...
Mushu's accident
 Mushu.nala says...
2/24/22: so last night my little boy, Mushu, got a string from his fleece bonding pouch wrapped around his foot. I saw it when I woke him up for dinner and immediately cuz it off and removed all strin...
My Glider Nips and Crabs Constantly
 ppittman09 says...
I have had my two sugar gliders for about 3 months now. I can say that our bond is really good! But one of my gliders craps and nips all the time. When I say she nips she doesn't bite really hard and ...
Traveling: Cage or Pop Up Tent
 redhead174900 says...
Hi,
I'm planning on traveling with my glider for the first time and am looking for the best type of travel cage. Has anyone used a pop up tent for keeping their gliders in overnight? They seem easy ...
Help
 Sugar Glider says...
My sugar gliders is about 2 years old and last night she got out of her cage! I found her this morning and she was just dragging her legs behind her. Now she is extremely lethargic and is not eating ...
Diet and constipation help
 elenafudge says...
Hi Im not sure if Im putting this in the right place but I have a male neutered sugar glider hes been alone since his partner passed away about a year ago and she passed because of hind leg. They w...
Cold weather
 Tshark says...
So in Texas right now its really cold like so cold the high on monday is 4 degrees and where i live the power goes out a ton this time of year so the problem is my sugar gliders are going to be with...
My sugar gliders arent bonding!!!! HELP!!!
 Qqueen.karii says...
I got a male and female sugar gliders over a year ago and try every day to bond them but they arent bonding. The male got neutered when I first got him. The female doesnt show any aggression towards...
Sugar glider low on calcium
 xlaraxlorax says...
Hello!
I have a female glider named Lola, she had two joeys (Consecutively) and during this time I had taken my other gliders to the vet for a check up. When it was her turn the doc said she was bor...
Unneutered male sugar gliders
 hellohello says...
Hi! I have two unneutered sugar gliders. They have been living together with no much problems but these few days, the elder one started to make sexual advances to the younger male. I'm not sure if it'...

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