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Looking for a pet that’s exotic, yet low maintenance? Try a sugar glider. They are loyal, intelligent and above all else fun.
Just the Facts ma’am!
Here are a couple of facts to know about the sugar glider. They are also marisupals and orginate from the Australian and Indoseian Rainforests.
Caring for your new friend
Need even more information on how to care for your new pet? Just take a look at this courtesy of Best Friends Animal Shelter.
Sugar gliders are as intelligent as a dog.They can even do tricks and come when their name is called.
Bonded for life.
Sugar gliders bond strongly with their families. They can go without being caged for long periods of time and stay on your shoulder. Never neglect them, they can become depressed.
They love their toys!
These lovable pets adore foraging and having fun. Take a look at these adorable huts!
What’s better than one sugar glider? One or more sugar gliders. They love the companionship and we love the interaction.
What they like to eat
A diet mixed with fruits and veggies and pellets seem to work for the glider. Here’s an example of a schedule.
One great thing to know is that sugar gliders don’t require any vaccinations. Since they don’t carry any known diseases, they don’t need ongoing vet care.
Beauty in flight!
Sugar gliders can glide the length of a football field. Their membrane called a Patagium is the stretchy flap of skin that connects the front and back legs.
A Place to call Home
This and other cages like this give your new marisupal plenty of space to climb, forage and hide. They are nocturnal creatures that love to play!