It was Erika who introduced me to Sulu* the sugar glider. I first saw Sulu’s picture on Facebook; she was a gem amongst a long stream of blurry, overexposed glider photos that were captioned with things like ‘my fluffy wittle munchkin boo head’ (gag). I was infatuated with her petite, mosaic frame and … Continue Reading ››
Originally posted on Shipping Sugar Gliders
For anyone who has been in the glider community long enough, the controversial topic of shipping sugar gliders has likely come up in conversation at least once or twice, much to the chagrin of anyone involved in what usually turns out to be a heated discussion. Many people ask, why go through … Continue Reading ››
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In school and other places of education, many of us have used rules and rhymes in order to memorize or tackle difficult subjects. This is true across the board, … Continue Reading ››
Long before the Internet, automobiles and even the written word, mankind was making friends with their furry Earth companions. Humans began domesticating and keeping pets as early as 28,000 B.C., starting with the dog and branching out to steadily larger or more complicated animals. Despite this longstanding human tradition, people did not keep sugar gliders … Continue Reading ››
Glider owners have two basic categories that they place our colorings into: dominant and recessive genes. When breeding, it is especially important to understand how these work so breeders know exactly how to set up a compatible breeding pair.
Dominant genes occur when only one parent must express the gene to pass this … Continue Reading ››
Name: The Colorful Glider
Location: Mesquite, TX
Status: non 501(c)3
We are a family-based operation where everyone loves these little glider babies, so much so that we have opened our hearts and home … Continue Reading ››
Location: Atlanta, Georgia
Website: Sugar Glider LEAP Facebook Group
How to Help
Sugar Glider LEAP (Life Enhancement & Assistance Program) was developed to provide owners with the information, resources and support needed to … Continue Reading ››
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In the summer of 2011, there was a seemingly spontaneous explosion of ill joeys across the US. The original symptoms were almost entirely limited stained, course looking fur. Eventually, affected joeys could also experience dehydration and malnutrition. Some perished.