Petaurus breviceps

(Sugar gliders)

Taxonomy of a Sugar Glider

Kingdom: Animalia

Phylum: Chordata

Class: Mammalia

Order: Diprotodontia

Family: Petauridae

Genus: Petaurus

Species: P. breviceps

Fun Facts!

1. Sugar Gliders are sometimes called Sugar Bears, based on the way they stand up and make loud noises at predators.

2. Sugar Gliders a marsupials.

3. A bald spot on Sugar Glider's heads are scent glands.

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By Hannah Shriver