Sugar Gliders are marsupials, which means females have pouches where babies will further develop after being born. Native to Australia, these gliding possums spread their arms and legs and use a membrane stretched between to sail through the air for distances of over 150 feet!
Scientific Name: Petaurus breviceps
Characteristics: This Sugar Glider figure features a quizzical look on its face as it stares up at you. This highly detailed and accurate figure includes the characteristic features of this unique animal, including its large eyes and ears, bushy tail, and the folded flaps of its gliding membranes between its front and back legs.
Size and Color:This figure measures 6 ¾ inches long and 1 ¾ inches tall to the tip of its ears. It’s mainly gray with dark gray and white markings on its face, a dark gray stripe running down its back and onto its tail, and pink on its nose and feet. Its eyes are large, black and glossy, and its underbelly is white.
The Sugar Glider is part of the Incredible Creatures® collection.