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Sugar Glider

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Introduction

Head-Body Length: 160-210 mm
Identification:The sugar glider is blue-gray to brown-gray on its back and sides. It has a dark mid-dorsal stripe, a cream to pale gray underside, and a tail that can be gray to black in color.
Habitat: Open forests
Diet: Omnivore: acacia gum, nectar, pollen, sap, invertebrates
Reproduction: Sugar gliders mate in June and July. The female keeps her two offspring in her pouch for 70 days and then places them in a group nest. The young are independent by the time they are ten months old. Life expectancy is 4-5 years.
Behavior: Despite their small size, sugar gliders will often defend their food source from other animals.
Status: No special status

 Interesting-Facts: Sugar gliders get their name because they are often seen ‘gliding’ (known as volplaning) between trees. They extend flaps of skin that run from their front feet to each side of the body after leaping from a tree and are capable of gliding for up to 50 meters. Predators of the sugar glider include owls, kookaburras, goannas, foxes, and domestic cats.

Geographic: Northern Australia
Eastern Australia
Southeastern Australia 
Date:1964-10 Subjects: Sugar glider
Petaurus
Petauridae
Gliders (Mammals)
Diprotodontia
Marsupials
Mammals
Vertebrates
Chordata

KEY FACTS

Name Sugar glider Petaurus breviceps
Origin Australia and Indonesia
Size 120 g
Litter Size two babies
Life span around 12 to 15 years
Reproduction The young are independent by the time they are ten months old. Life expectancy is 4-5 years.
Height 5-6 inches
Weight 120 g
Colors is black/brown, garnet eyes, a white glider with brown to red coloration on it's body.

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scientific classification

Kingdom – Animalia
Phylum – Chordata
Class – Mammalia
Order – Diprotodonta
Family – Petauridae
Genus – Petaurus
Genus Species – Petaurus breviceps

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