Consequences of Inbreeding; More Glider Lifestyle Information; Humidity in the Sugar Glider Room

Consequences of Glider Inbreeding  by Lisa Dear Lisa, Thank you for the great article on pedigrees. If anyone wants to see the results of inbreeding they need look no farther than my little Luna. Luna and her three cage mates were part of a group of 19 sugar gliders that were abandoned in a rental property …

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Resting Breeding Female Gliders, Gliders on a Screened Porch, Safety for Traveling Gliders

Resting Female Gliders After Birth by Lisa Here’s a breeding question that seems to come up a lot.  I’m not sure where this idea of “resting” comes from, but I suspect like many other things glider, it’s kind of an old tale that just keeps coming back for more.  What’s your opinion? Dear Lisa, Do …

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Myth Busters: Do gliders need horizontal bars in their cage? What about shelves?; Cannibalization

Myth Busters: Do sugar gliders need horizontal bars in their cage?  What about shelves, ramps and ledges? By Arnold Dear Arnold, I am confused.  I’ve read on some websites that sugar gliders MUST have horizontal bars on their cages.  Sugar gliders can’t climb on vertical bars.  They also need ramps, or shelves or ledges to …

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When your Glider loses a Companion, Introducing New Gliders to New People, Multiple Cages for a Single Colony

What to look for when your sugar glider loses its companion? by Lisa Sugar gliders are so individually unique and while we may generalize a lot of facts about them, there is nothing better than good observation in making the best decisions for the sugar glider’s well being. The specific question I want to address …

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Using Red Lights with Sugar Gliders, Sugar Cane, Setting Up a Joey Cage, How Do I Get My Glider to Fly?

Using Red Lights with Sugar Gliders by Lisa Dear Lisa, I wanted to tell you about this light bulb that I got.  It’s one of those energy efficient twirly ones and it is red.  It does not get hot at all and I cannot believe how much more our gliders come out in their room …

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