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The sugar glider is a small gliding possum that is native to eastern and northern mainland Australia. It is a relatively common marsupial, and like all Australian Possums, is nocturnal.
They can be found in any forest where there is food supply but are commonly found in forests with eucalyptus trees.
We have heard the "yip-yip" of thes little critters in our back yard, so they are quite abundant around here. The pictures are of two different gliders, taken a few years apart, but from the same area. Both were orphaned. They were hand raised. They are put into little family groups and when they are old and wild enough, they are released back into their home range.