sugar glider


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sugar glider

a common Australian phalanger, Petaurus breviceps, that glides from tree to tree feeding on insects and nectar
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Most recently, she has now opened the Sugar Glider Kitchen, a baking school attached to her historic home near picturesque Woodstock, Vermont where she also films her television show.
The seized wild animals, with an estimated market value of P50 million, are composed of 106 sulfur-crested cockatoos, 26 Moluccan cockatoos, 23 black palm cockatoo, 17 black-capped lories, 16 rainbow lories, seven red bird of paradise, three large fig parrot, two wallaby, 110 sugar glider and three emu.
"And there has always been an assumption that it is a thing called a sugar glider and we're discovering it's not; it's something new.
There were five different types of mice in the room as well as the gerbils, rats, rabbits, chinchillas and sugar gliders, many of which were turned black.
Sugar Glider tells the story of a teenage girl who becomes a Newcastle crimefighter, and was created by Clifford and artist Gary Bainbridge.
Sugar gliders sip flower nectar and tree sap, and scarf down insects.
WHIZZ OF OZ Sugar glider shows off its flying technique Pictures: PETER WILLOWS; YOU LITTLE BEAUTY The tiny marsupial is said to bond well with humans; THUMBS UP A tiny baby sugar glider
She brought along tree frogs, mice, a sugar glider - a type of marsupial, a bearded dragon, a tarantula and a corn snake for children to meet.
Then there's the duck-billed platypus, with the body of an otter and the beak and feet of Donald Duck; the sugar glider, a small possum whose skin stretches between fore and hind legs, providing "wings" with which to glide from tree to tree; and of course Australia's signature koalas.
If it looks like a squirrel, "flies" without wings, and has a sweet tooth--it could be a sugar glider! This koala cousin eats a sweet diet of mostly nectar, sap, and pollen.
Written by Tracey Hecht and illustrated Jesie Yee, "The Chestnut Challenge" is the story of Tobin, a sweet pangolin, Bismark, a loud-mouthed sugar glider, and Dawn, a serious fox, who are engaged in playing a game of Chestnuts when Chandler, a conniving chinchilla, challenges Tobin for the title of Chestnut Champion.
Parrots Cockatoo Tortoise Turtle Iguana Sugar Glider Ferret Snakes Bearded Dragon Chameleon