Quick Sugar Glider Facts

Learn more about sugar gliders with these quick facts.

1. Sugar Gliders are nocturnal arboreal marsupials with large eyes. In the wild, they live in colonies up to 6 to 10 animals with territories of up to 10,000 square meters.

2. Male sugar gliders use scent glands to mark their territory.

3. Young sugar gliders (called joeys) are born in the spring. The average litter size is one to two babies.

4. Sugar gliders are marsupials and carry their young in a pouch.

5. In the wild, sugar gliders eat fruit, vegetables and insects.

 

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