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- Petaurus breviceps, an omnivorous gliding arboreal marsupial, endemic to mainland Australia and New Guinea, and introduced to Tasmania in 1835.
2003, Chris Pinney, The Complete Home Veterinary Guide, page 510:
- As with other exotic pets, sound husbandry is essential for captive sugar gliders to flourish.
2005, C. Hugh Tyndale-Biscoe, Life of Marsupials, page 209:
- As in the eastern pygmy possum (van Tets and Hulbert 1999), this is reflected in a very low nitrogen requirement in sugar gliders (Smith and Green 1987), and probably all sap feeders.