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Type of animal A mammal, specifically a marsupial (carries its young in a pouch)

 

Country of origin Australia and Indonesia

Lifestyle Nocturnal (active at night), arboreal (tree dwelling). Live in groups of up to twelve individuals

 

Breeding In captivity, gliders will often mate 3 times a year.

Gestation: 16 days

Length of time spent in the pouch approx. 10 weeks

Litter size Usually 2, sometimes 1, rarely 3.

Baby gliders Are called joeys. All baby marsupials are called joeys.

Lifespan 5 to 7 yrs in the wild and 10 to 15 years in captivity.

Sugar Gliders can make wonderful pets.

Sugar Gliders ,Gliders of course, glide threw the air, and can land  on you or maybe up high on your furniture.

 

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This page was created on 08/27/04