MEET THE SUGAR GLIDER

Lifespan

12 - 15 years

Good With Kids

Older, respectful only

Space Requirement

Large

Time Needed Outside Cage

High

Potty Trainability

Low

CARE GUIDES

Sugar gliders are marsupials related to possums from Australia. Although they do enjoy human company, they are not the right pet for everyone as they are very sensitive, require a lot of space and are complicated to care for.

Diet Difficulty

High

Care Difficulty

High

Cleanliness

Low

Human Interaction Needs

High

Cuddliness

High

ADOPTABLE SUGAR GLIDERS

ENCLOSURE REQUIREMENTS

Minimum Dimensions

1 - 2 gliders: 15 cubic feet 

3+ gliders: 5 cubic feet per glider (in addition to the 15 cubic feet)

Other Notes

- No wheels with supporting beams

- Wheels must be at least 12”

- No wood bedding of any kind

- Bar spacing must be 1/2” or less

- No PVC coating on bars, look for powder coat finishes

Required Enrichment

Wheel

Ledges/levels

Hammocks

Pouches

Hide (igloo, box, etc)

Toys

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