Mahogany Glider ©www.snipview.com
Mahogany Glider ©www.snipview.com

Order Diprotodontia

Family Petauridae

Scientific Name

Petaurus gracilis

Thumbnail Description

They travel 1.5 kilometres each night

Size and Weight

Adults:

(MALES)

BODY-LENGTH: 23 to 28 cm (9.1 to 11.0 in)

TAIL: 34 to 41 cm (13 to 16 in)

WEIGHT: 345 and 500 g (12.2 and 17.6 oz)

(FEMALES)

BODY-LENGTH: 23 to 27 cm (9.1 to 10.6 in)

TAIL: 35 to 41 cm (14 to 16 in)

WEIGHT: 310 to 454 g (10.9 to 16.0 oz)

Habitat

Open forests

Distribution

North Queensland, Australia

Diet

Eucalypt sap, gum, acacia sap, seeds, grass tree sap, pollen, nectar, insects, mistletoe, honeydew

Reproduction

1 – 2

Population

Unknown

Lifespan

Unknown

Speed

Unknown

Home Range

23 ha

Predators

Unknown

Sounds

Unknown

Behavior

Unknown

Conservation Status

Endangered

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