Sugar Gliders as Pets

August 20, 2011 by  
Filed under Catch All, Small Pets

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"These little guys can live up to 15 years if taken well care of!

Sugar Gliders are known to have a “sweet tooth”, and they also have a fold of skin

from their front feet to their back feet which helps them glide – which is how they got their name!

Sugar gliders ability to glide when they spread out their furred fold of skin is similar to the Flying Squirrel. But that is the only thing they have in common with the Flying Squirrel. Sugar gliders are naturally nocturnal, meaning they sleep during the day and wake up at night to go about their activities. They are very active little animals and are very social creatures. They can make great pets and with the right nurturing care they can bond for life with their owners… Read More

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