A guide to sugar gliders including correcting several myths about these amazing creatures and how to properly purchase a sugar glider.
Sugar gliders are known to have some magical black markings over their face, legs and back. Measuring about five to six inches from head to body, have a bushy lovely tail with of equal length. They are small and light weight and an adult weighs about 4-6 ounces (115~160g). Males are larger than females. As they fall into infraclass of marsupialia in animal classification, they have several features n common with in the class. One common is the structure of their reproductive organs, dentition and a very short gestation period. The young take a long development period. Just like most of other marsupials, the female sugar glider has a pouch where they carry baby gliders.