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Is it legal to own sugar gliders?

  1. retellect profile image73
    retellectposted 6 years ago

    Is it legal to own sugar gliders?

  2. Faceless39 profile image93
    Faceless39posted 6 years ago

    It depends what country/state/province you're in.  But I remember reading about them.  They're EXTREMELY needy; so much so that you have to carry them around in your shirt or they'll die.  Better left to nature, perhaps.

  3. emichael profile image79
    emichaelposted 6 years ago

    Like Faceless39 said, it depends completely on where you live. Most restrictions apply in California, Alaska, Hawaii, Pennsylvania, Massachusetts (wikipedia).

    They are very dependent animals, but I don't believe to that extreme. They are very social, and need to be interacted with. That's why it is recommended that you buy not just one but a pair of sugar gliders. That way when you are not around they are still able to socialize. But they are very affectionate and will form very strong attachments to their owners.

    I've wanted one for a long time, but they are pricey, and I just haven't been able to summon the space, money, or time to devote to one.

  4. cristy joel profile image37
    cristy joelposted 6 years ago

    Yes, like Emichael said it depends where you live. Thank you Retellect.