|▲ Sugar gliders stock fruits and vegetables (Source: Pixar Bay)|
Sugar gliders are one of the most famous exotic pets. This animal is perfect for those who want a special, interactive animal instead of a dog or cat.
What is a Sugar Glider?
The Sugar Glider is a small animal of the Jewish Neck that belongs to kangaroos and koalas. These small animals originate in Australian and Indonesian rainforests, and in the United States, they grow as pets 12 to 15 years ago. Sugar glider was named as Sugar glider. It has a wing that spreads from the wrist to the ankle, which can eat only sweet foods like fresh fruits and vegetables and glide through the trees.
Sugar gliders have pockets that can hold their cubs like a kangaroo. It is nocturnal and very sociable. A wild Sugar Glider is a group or a group of 10 to 15 people.
This animal has numerous anatomical features. In addition to very large eyes, males have a scent on their heads and are used for area markings. And males have a fork-shaped penis, while females have two uterus and vagina.
You can live up to 14 years without getting sick if you manage your sugar glider properly and you are healthy.
|▲ Sugar gliders do not need to bathe (source = Flickr)|
Sugar glider as a pet
Sugar gliders can be purchased at animal shelters, breeders and pet stores. It is a good idea to spend enough time before you adopt this animal.
Because it is a sociable animal, consider that it is easy to get depressed if only one animal is raised. He likes to play with other Sugar gliders or owners who live together with lots of fun and curiosity.
Sugar gliders are very fast and must be handled with care when handling. And because it keeps itself perfectly clean, there is no need to bathe. When you feed proper food, there is almost no smell.
Management Requirements 1. Cage
You need a cage as wide as possible so that the sugar glider can jump, jump and move. And because Sugar Gliders are the number of escapes, the cage bars should not be more than 0.5 inch (1.3 cm) apart. You have to exercise outside the cage for a certain amount of time each day, and as you said before, you should not take your eyes off when you exercise.
According to pet specialty media spruce pets, the minimum cage width for a pair of Sugar Gliders should be 24 inches (61 cm) wide by 24 inches deep and 36 inches (92 cm) high. Height is the most important because of the ability to glide.
There are many toys and exercise wheels in the cage. It also requires branches, ropes, and ladders to allow them to climb and exercise. The position of the toy in the cage should be changed periodically so that the glider can be stimulated mentally.
Bedding in the cage should be made of finely cut paper or recycled paper. Bedding should be cleaned daily and replaced on a weekly basis. In addition, the cage should be equipped with multiple dishes as well as water bowls and replaced with fresh water every day. The ideal temperature in the cage is 15 to 30 degrees Fahrenheit (-9.4 to -1.1 degrees Celsius), but it can live at 6 to 20 degrees Fahrenheit (-14 to -6.7 degrees Celsius). You should make room for sleeping by putting hollow trees or bird nests.
|▲ Sugar gliders must follow a strict diet (source = Wikimedia Commons)|
Management requirements 2. Food and nutrition
Sugar gliders are omnivorous animals, but they need specific nutrients to maintain their health. Nature's sugar gliders live on pollen, honey, and various insects as well as sap of eucalyptus and acacia.
Sugar gliders require a very strict diet. Inappropriate doses of calcium and phosphorus can cause imbalance in the body. Therefore, you can use the BML hypothesis for Sugar Gliders. If you use this diet with honey, calcium powder, cereal, etc., you can provide adequate nutrition. But we also have fresh fruits and vegetables every night. Feeds produced for sugar gliders are not easy to obtain. In many places in the cage, food feeders and fresh water should be added.
Smaller Sugar gliders are nocturnal and therefore not suitable for families with young children. He is looking for a master to follow his sleeping hours and manage at night.