Scientific Name: Petaurus breviceps
Higher Classification: Petaurus
Size: up to 8.5 inches
Weight: 95 - 160 grams.
Gestation Period: 15 - 17 days
Coloring: The sugar glider’s fur is a
blue-grey to brown grey above with a dark
stripe that extends from the middle
of the head to the mid-back
region. The tail can have a white
tip whereas the squirrel glider never
has a white tip. The face of the sugar
glider is blunter than the squirrel glider as
well. The glider is about the size of a rat, the
tail is about the thickness of a human thumb and
is slimmer than the squirrel glider.
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