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#1112529 - 05/12/11 06:11 AM No ears
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I am getting my new baby in the end of June.... her mom chewed her ears off. Does anyone know if she will have hearing that is normal?


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#1112531 - 05/12/11 06:22 AM Re: No ears [Re: fuzzbuttsmommy]
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I would think so, she looks so sweet!
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#1112535 - 05/12/11 06:30 AM Re: No ears [Re: fuzzbuttsmommy]
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Shell be just fine! Just extra adorable! She is so cute! You're getting a real doll! Lucky you!
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#1112536 - 05/12/11 06:32 AM Re: No ears [Re: fuzzbuttsmommy]
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I really don't think it will affect her hearing. The only thing that will be affected is that you won't be able to see when her ears are droopy. Gliders fold their ears back when they are scared, when they are sleeping to block out noise and also when they are ill.

Do you know how and when mom did this?
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#1112543 - 05/12/11 06:51 AM Re: No ears [Re: Gizmogirl]
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She was between a week and 2 weeks oop. The breeder said it was mom and dads way of saying they were done being good parents. She is having dad neutered. She is my DREAM BABY. smile I think having no ears gives her more personality. I was going to name her Radar but it sounds to masculine, so I am naming her.....Echo
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#1112544 - 05/12/11 06:53 AM Re: No ears [Re: fuzzbuttsmommy]
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She is beautiful. All the more reason to do as she pleases, sorry mom, what's that, didn't hear. grin

And Echo is the perfect name!
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#1112545 - 05/12/11 06:58 AM Re: No ears [Re: fuzzbuttsmommy]
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omg stop it roflmao
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#1112546 - 05/12/11 07:01 AM Re: No ears [Re: fuzzbuttsmommy]
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You know she will take full advantage and she will most probably get away with it too, right? roflmao
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#1112547 - 05/12/11 07:02 AM Re: No ears [Re: Gizmogirl]
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I just cant wait to get her home. She will fit in perfectly here. I always have liked animals with physical abnormalitys. I think it gives them character.
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#1112641 - 05/12/11 11:22 AM Re: No ears [Re: fuzzbuttsmommy]
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I don't think you will see any noticeable effect to her hearing. I have seen a few different gliders now that were either born without or through some accident don't have the outer part of their ears and they seem to all be just fine.

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#1112645 - 05/12/11 11:35 AM Re: No ears [Re: fuzzbuttsmommy]
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she looks like a little polar bear. So cute smile

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#1112648 - 05/12/11 11:42 AM Re: No ears [Re: Gizmogirl]
suggiemom1980 Offline
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Originally Posted By: Gizmogirl
She is beautiful. All the more reason to do as she pleases, sorry mom, what's that, didn't hear. grin

And Echo is the perfect name!

LOL! Love the name too!!!
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#1112662 - 05/12/11 12:17 PM Re: No ears [Re: fuzzbuttsmommy]
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She is just precious! And the name is perfect!
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#1112667 - 05/12/11 12:34 PM Re: No ears [Re: fuzzbuttsmommy]
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#1112677 - 05/12/11 12:55 PM Re: No ears [Re: Gizmogirl]
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Originally Posted By: Gizmogirl
All the more reason to do as she pleases, sorry mom, what's that, didn't hear. grin


TOO funny! And yes.. PERFECT name!

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#1112679 - 05/12/11 01:04 PM Re: No ears [Re: Gizmogirl]
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Originally Posted By: Gizmogirl
She is beautiful. All the more reason to do as she pleases, sorry mom, what's that, didn't hear. grin

And Echo is the perfect name!


Ha so true! Echo is perfect because how many times will you have to repeat it before she does what you say?! roflmao She is soooooooo adorable though!!!
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#1112765 - 05/12/11 03:29 PM Re: No ears [Re: fuzzbuttsmommy]
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I have a glider, VanGogh, that is missing an ear and several fingers. After seeing two vets, it was assumed that momma must have been an overzealous groomer. I had daddy neutered and decided to neuter VanGogh and keep him as well.

He gets around fine despite his handicap. He actually uses that hand more than I ever thought he would. I do keep extra hammocks in his cage just in case he might lose grip and fall.

His hearing is fine. He is a healthy, active glider. heart

Here he is as a young joey and you can see his hand.


Here is the missing ear as a joey. I thought it just hadn't popped out yet. I look back at it now and it seems so obvious that it's missing.


This is him at about six months old.


Here is at around one year old.


And here he is at three years old.


Good luck with Echo! I almost named my leu Echo when I got her. roflmao Great name!

I'm sure she will be just fine despite her unique appearance. mlove
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#1112773 - 05/12/11 03:48 PM Re: No ears [Re: StitchsMom]
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He is adorable !!!! Even if she is deaf....I WILL LOVE HER. We all have our inperfections and Disabilities. I hope to make her a bra baby so she wont be spending much time alone till shes old enough and big enough to be with her older cagemates to be. This is going to be the LONGEST MONTH AND A HALF waiting for her to be old enough to come home. I CANT WAIT .
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#1112814 - 05/12/11 06:11 PM Re: No ears [Re: fuzzbuttsmommy]
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I also have a glider (Hugh) with only one ear . His colony attacked him when he was younger (he was the "runt" of a set of twins) . He doesnt like other gliders since then , but he can definately hear . In fact, hes the only glider I one hundred percent know he knows his name . I can be in their room talking to the others or my boyfriend or whatever, but as soon as I say "Hugh" he pops his little one-eared head right out .I swear I think the ear he has is extra big too =P
He'll be a happy healthy guy Im sure . Just be sure to get used to all of his mannerisms since you wont be able to tell if he has droopy ears , so keep an eye out for any unusual behaviors .
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#1112883 - 05/12/11 08:47 PM Re: No ears [Re: fuzzbuttsmommy]
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HOW STINKIN' CUTE. She looks just like a tiny polar bear! Also, I love the one eared gliders name, VanGogh, haha.
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#1113269 - 05/13/11 04:45 PM Re: No ears [Re: fuzzbuttsmommy]
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#1113299 - 05/13/11 06:07 PM Re: No ears [Re: bbjoeys]
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The one ear glider named VanGogh had me in stitches! What a perfect name! Love it! (I'm an art dork) and Echo is adorable! Good luck! It'll be worth it all in the end smile

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#1113328 - 05/13/11 07:02 PM Re: No ears [Re: fuzzbuttsmommy]
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To cute

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#1113384 - 05/13/11 09:12 PM Re: No ears [Re: fuzzbuttsmommy]
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Just toooo cute!!
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#1292948 - 09/28/12 11:29 AM Re: No ears [Re: Kryssidog]
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Echo is adorable! Can't wait to see more pictures!
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#1292972 - 09/28/12 01:10 PM Re: No ears [Re: fuzzbuttsmommy]
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This is Bella. He was attacked when he was a baby. He's rather shy but, hears very well.

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#1293392 - 09/30/12 11:30 AM Re: No ears [Re: ]
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Originally Posted By: jessica_dube89
she looks like a little polar bear. So cute smile


She does! and I love her name. Such a sweetie
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#1294817 - 10/05/12 04:00 PM Re: No ears [Re: fuzzbuttsmommy]
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She is just so cute!
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#1294826 - 10/05/12 04:34 PM Re: No ears [Re: fuzzbuttsmommy]
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awh such a cutie! I wanna put her in my pocket and run lol
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#1334107 - 03/19/13 09:53 PM Re: No ears [Re: fuzzbuttsmommy]
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She is seriously cute, ears or no ears!
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