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By Griffen Smith

Sugar gliders thrive in the Kesterke home


August 27, 2020

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Sleeves hanging out while eating some dried fruit.

SEELEY LAKE - At 10 o'clock at night, one member of the Kesterke family mixes together fruits and vegetables to make a healthy "sugar glider salad." The nightly snack is for their small lovable pets, their sugar gliders. They often, like their human counterparts, prefer to eat the fruit over the veggies.

When they aren't asleep during the day, these small mammals jump around their cage, take an occasional field trip to explore the house or even spend time with the family in a group tent.

"They are a pet that involves a little more commitment than the typical pet," said Missy Kesterke. "Orig...

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