Chapter 9. Sugar Gliders

  1. Laurie J. Gage DVM Director
  1. Michele Barnes

Published Online: 16 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470385005.ch9

Hand-Rearing Wild and Domestic Mammals

Hand-Rearing Wild and Domestic Mammals

How to Cite

Gage, L. J. (2008) Sugar Gliders, in Hand-Rearing Wild and Domestic Mammals, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470385005.ch9

Author Information

  1. Marine World Africa USA and The Marine Mammal Center

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JUN 2002

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780813826837

Online ISBN: 9780470385005

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Keywords:

  • sugar gliders;
  • petuurus breviceps;
  • lectade;
  • pedialyte;
  • housing requirements

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Natural History

  • Record Keeping

  • Equipment

  • Criteria for Intervention

  • Initial Care and Stabilization

  • Formulas, Supplements, and Daily Caloric Requirements

  • What to Feed Initially

  • Nursing Techniques

  • Frequency of Feeding

  • Amounts to Feed

  • Expected Weight Gain

  • Housing

  • Immune Status and Special Needs

  • Tips for Weaning from Formula to Solid Food

  • Common Medical Problems

  • Captive Versus Wild

  • Socialization or Reintroduction Techniques

  • Sources for Products Mentioned

  • References

  • Additional Reading Material