An appropriate new habitat is always an essential element in proper management of a new pet, especially for those adopted pets that originated from the wild, such as a sugar glider. Most wild animals, even the smaller ones, are just like your sugar glider — they can be quite territorial. Considering that you will need to have a specific plan for your best sugar glider cage. You will need to make sure that your soon to be pet’s new habitat will be comfortable and enticing enough so that your pet will remain satisfied and happy throughout its existence in its cage.
Some Quick Facts About Sugar Gliders
Before you head on to plan about your pet’s enclosure, it may interest you to know some of the most unusual things about your little furry friend.
Sugar gliders are small marsupial (a mammal that is incompletely developed when born and is carried and suckled inside a pouch, such as a kangaroo and a koala). These furry little animals come naturally inhabits the rainforests of Australia and Indonesia.
They are called by the name because they have a love for anything sweet, such as fruits and vegetables. The second part of the name comes from the animal’s ability to glide, thanks to a gliding membrane that stretches from their wrists to their ankles.
Domesticated sugar gliders if provided the proper care that they need can live from 12 to 15 years.
Gliders should not be given chocolate, avocado, onions, and spices. Anything processed won’t be healthy for them as well. It will be best to stick to natural food for their diet instead. (more…)