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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?
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Looking for cage that can fit 3-4 gliders.
 aapuzzo says...
That is probably the way to go. I have a feeling they removed that extra support and it will take a modification. I want to be able use the crumbled paper bedding in the tray too. I could probably ...
Can Two Un-Neutered Males Get Along?
 BrittM91 says...
Thank you as well. This you both pretty much gave me the answers i was looking for. I appreciate it. Im pretty sure i did well with how i introduced them and i do think they are getting along ok and t...
How much OHPW to feed per serving questions. 1.5tsp or 1Tbsp?
 BYK_Chainsaw says...
good question. I feed OHPW using the wombaroo powder from Australia. with THAT powder I feed 2 (TWO) gliders 1 Tablespoon. The critterlove plus powder developed my peggy and MADE IN THE USA, ...
Help Male sugar glider with swollen butt and wet
 Jewelandtheo says...
Hes acting normal eating and pooping and activity wise. I noticed it two days ago he had a small wet spot around his tail area and I thought he had maybe just peed himself. Last night I checked on hi...
Legally breeding without USDA license
 bbbalson says...
The only thing I know for sure between breeding and being a USDA breeder is that you have to have X amount of pairs before you can become USDA approved. I dont even know what X equals, but I dont thin...
sugar glider cage measurements
 bbbalson says...
Like BYK_Chainsaw, I have the Critter Nation Deluxe, and because I am an over achiever i got one add-on piece. It makes a monster of a cage with lots of space. I have the ability to put so much stuff ...
Music doth sooth the savage beast!!!
 BatGirl says...
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/...
Older solo male glider suddenly aggressive toward me
 BYK_Chainsaw says...
I have never blown in my gliders face, not sure if it will work or not. If one of my gliders starts to groom hard or bite some, I will push him gently away. My gliders live in a 10 by 15 bedroom m...
Possibly concerning noise
 BatGirl says...
The sound sounded like a creature whining/crying - pain from breathing, huh... Grateful you were graced with getting him healed - a blessing he is all right now - may he live long and prosper!
So Phresh Crumbled Paper Small Animal Bedding
 aapuzzo says...
New Sugar Glider owner and I have not heard anything about this paper betting to use in the tray. It looks like all of the other paper bedding but mentions with baking soda? Has anybody used it? It...
 

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Papaya Died Today
 Scoria says...
It happened so fast. I noticed him out of the pouch and acting lethargic and less than an hour later he was gone. He refused food, even his favorites. He always loved food so much. He popped right up ...
Sugar glider roaming
 hellohello says...
I had 2 sugar gliders for almost a year already.

Yesterday morning, my mum woke me up in the morning saying something about something knocking on the door. I was still blur with sleep, went outside...
Please help
 Tania249 says...
Hi, during this covid lockdown period its really hard to get proper help.My glider, Motti.I m having her past for 5 years, few days back i found her in cage walking with tilt head and so weak, unable ...
types of bites and covid
 spicearelly says...
Hey y'all, I wanted to clarify types of aggression for the new glider owners. The first one I am going to start with it a bluff. A bluff is where the glider gets upset and acts like its going to bite,...
I have a Joey that is missing skin on the back of his neck
 Nicole08greene says...
Hey guys! I have a Joey that is about 13 weeks out of pouch. I noticed last night that he is missing a pretty good size of fur from the back of his neck. Could this have been a dominant bite from his ...
Two rescue gliders
 spicearelly says...
I just got two new gliders (male and female) from a family that no longer took care of them. I renamed them Chilli (male) and Tobasco (female). Chilli is great and he loves to play with my sugar baby...
Scab and swollen chin
 spearr says...
I have a sweet little family of sugar gliders Lilo (F) and Stitch (M) and their two twin boys. Recently I noticed Lilos lower cheek was a little swollen, so I gave her a treat to distract her as I ch...
help!
 tanmehr says...
im looking to rehome my female glider but im not sure where to start!
Possible Special Needs Glider?
 KevinKSZ says...

So, recently one of my gliders got sick, in a less than optimal time. Ive had them for over a year now (2, 1 male one female the male is neutered) and at the beginning I was set up for them then li...
Mourning my glider
 obiwanandanakin says...
I lost one of my gliders from an accident the other day and I feel horrible. I wasnt even home and it could have been prevented, I miss him dearly but nobody around me understands the bond you have w...

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