Petaurus breviceps are currently becoming more and more popular as pet species, with a varying degree of adequacy in husbandry techniques. There is some welfare concern about this, and imports from New Guinea might be illegal and of future conservation concern.
1. Sugar glider (Petaurus breviceps); 2. Yellow-bellied glider (Petaurus australis); 3. Leadbeater's possum (Gymnobelideus leadbeateri ); 4. Striped possum (Dactylopsila trivirgata). (Illustration by Bruce Worden)
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