Conservation or captive: the complex debate about keeping native animals as pets

High Angle View Of Teenage Girl With Sugar Glider Sleeping On Bed At Home
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You can keep a sugar glider as a pet in several parts of the world – you can even get one here if you know where to look. But if we turn Australian mammals into pets on a large scale, will it help or hinder their survival in the wild?

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