Sugar Glider


5-STAR Ambassador's Biography

  • Name: BOO-BOO
  • Sex: M
  • Nationality: AUS
  • Hobbies: Eating, climbing, jumping
  • Personality: Active, curious
  • Zoo Diet: Honeydew, blueberries, apples, other fruits, insects
  • Boo-Boo lives in his big family of 62 in our menagerie. During daytime they enjoy staying in their favorite sleeping bags. When the sun is down they can become super naughty and nosiy! They are not called sugar glider with no reason. Boo-Boo is not only being very sweet himself but also he will never get diabetes no matter how sugary his diet is.








  • Wild Facts
  • Type:
  • Species Authority:
    George Robert Waterhouse, 1839
  • Distribution:
    Northern and eastern Australia, Tasmania, New Guinea, Indonesia
  • Habitat:
    Rainforests, wet or dry sclerophyll forest, acacia scrub
  • Terrain:
  • Active:
  • Wild Diet:
    Omnivorous - invertebrates, fruits, nectar
  • Adult Size:
    30 cm / 130 g
  • Life Span:
    8 years in the wild; 12 years in captivity
  • Fun Facts:
    • - Mature males have bald heads
    • - Babies are called joeys and live in mother's pouch like other marsupials such as kangaroos and koalas.