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Re: Elephants and hamsters

From:Mia Soderquist <tuozine@...>
Date:Friday, May 28, 1999, 13:16
FFlores wrote:
> Thanks -- I was just going to ask the same question. > Anyway, any idea why they are called like that? > ("gliders" I see why, but why "sugar"?)
The reason that I have heard is that they like sweet foods-- fruit, tree sap, all that good stuff. While it is true that they like sweet things, I am not sure if that is *really* why they are called sugar gliders. Actually, my gliders like mealworms more than anything else in the world... But "worm glider" doesn't sound as nice as "sugar glider". Mia