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Types of Sugar Gliders

Biak Glider​
Biak Glider​

The Biak glider (Petaurus biacensis) is a species of marsupial in the Petauridae family. It is endemic to the Schouten Islands in the western region of Papua Province, Indonesia.

Mahogany ​Glider​
Mahogany ​Glider​

A nocturnalarboreal marsupial, the mahogany glider closely resembles the sugar glider, the squirrel glider and the yellow-bellied glider. but is noticeably larger than any of its relatives (26.5 cm long and 410 g)and long tail (34–40 cm).

Northern ​Glider​
Northern ​Glider​

The undescribed species of glider was first captured for analysis in the Northern Territory by researchers at Charles Darwin University, and is an animal Australia knows little about. Something new: Professor Sue Carthew says there is much work to do before the glider species can be identified.

source: smh.com.au
Squirrel Glider​
Squirrel Glider​

Squirrel Gliders, Petaurus norfolcensis, are often mistaken for the more common Sugar Glider, Petaurus breviceps.It is,in fact, the larger of the two with a long bushy tail as wide as the body at the base and longer, pointed face.The fur colour is usually a brown-grey with a darker stripe from the forehead and down the back.

Sugar Glider​
Sugar Glider​

Sugar Glider Behavior. Sugar gliders can make endearing, playful, and entertaining pets but regular human interaction is very important if you want your glider to be friendly, especially if you have a colony of them. Sugar gliders will bond to other gliders that they live with.

Yellow-Bellied ​Glider​
Yellow-Bellied ​Glider​

The yellow-bellied glider (Petaurus australis), also known as the fluffy glider, is an arboreal and nocturnal gliding possum that lives in native eucalypt forests in eastern Australia, from northern Queensland south to Victoria.

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