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#1232043 - 02/24/12 11:42 AM Tail Carrying
CyanideSilver Offline
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Registered: 02/08/12
Posts: 92
Loc: Florida
I didn't realize Gliders did this until I read through a particular thread that I can't seem to find now. I gave my two babies some milk rings as it suggested and what do ya know they carry 'em around!
Icarus carries them around his waist like a hoola-hoop and Shyvanna carries her things in her tail. It's so fascinating watching them collect these. I have some pictures of them caught in the act and thought I'd share; though Icarus looks like he's guilty of something. rofl
Do you guys have any pictures of your little furries doing something like this? I'd love to see. grin

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#1232046 - 02/24/12 11:44 AM Re: Tail Carrying [Re: CyanideSilver]
IndieAndStella Offline
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Registered: 12/23/11
Posts: 573
Loc: New York
those pics are awesome, especially the bottom one with the male looking right at the camera. i wish my babies were tail carriers! they are more the, clutch and throw babies, lol. most of their plastic toys end up outside the cage :0)

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#1232048 - 02/24/12 11:46 AM Re: Tail Carrying [Re: CyanideSilver]
Dancing Offline
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Registered: 09/10/04
Posts: 22746
Loc: 80 acres of paradise in KS
If you (or anyone) is using the milk rings, make sure you cut them. Left whole there is the risk of a glider getting "stuck" in one. While it doesn't seem likely, it can hapen. Better to be safe and just cut it. The gliders still have just as much fun with them.
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#1232050 - 02/24/12 11:49 AM Re: Tail Carrying [Re: CyanideSilver]
CyanideSilver Offline
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Registered: 02/08/12
Posts: 92
Loc: Florida
Oh I know, it seems every time I take a picture of my boy, he has this guilty look to him, it's so funny! What other plastic toys do you have for them? I still have to pick up some barrel of monkeys for them.

I do cut the rings, so no worries there. :D
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#1232051 - 02/24/12 11:52 AM Re: Tail Carrying [Re: CyanideSilver]
tefi143 Offline
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Registered: 12/27/11
Posts: 253
Loc: Texas
love the pictures!!

thats so cool.... especially since you were able to snap a picture of them

Everyday its something new huh!

I love it
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#1232053 - 02/24/12 12:03 PM Re: Tail Carrying [Re: CyanideSilver]
IndieAndStella Offline
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Registered: 12/23/11
Posts: 573
Loc: New York
i have bracelets, rings, baby safety pins (not real, the whole thing is plastic), army men, barrel of monkeys....

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#1232056 - 02/24/12 12:19 PM Re: Tail Carrying [Re: CyanideSilver]
MamaBird Offline
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Registered: 01/27/12
Posts: 508
Loc: Georgia
Those are great pictures! I was so excited when Riddick carried a ring in his tail, I've only seen him do it once 'tho. frown I did get some pictures, I was so happy! It was really thrilling to see him exhibit such a natural behavior
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#1232162 - 02/24/12 03:46 PM Re: Tail Carrying [Re: CyanideSilver]
xSwtxSugaX Offline
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Registered: 11/21/10
Posts: 3456
Loc: Saint Louis MO
This is my tail carrier Stitch. Altho my Baby Button does ocassionally. Shes kinda bad at it. hahaha

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#1232182 - 02/24/12 05:04 PM Re: Tail Carrying [Re: CyanideSilver]
Karen523
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I have a few tail carriers. I just love to watch them play! I have some bracelets hooked together hanging in some of my cages. Some of my gliders like to pull them into thier pouches to sleep with them. Yesterday my daughter pulled one of them out of Rosie and Thumper's pouch. Rosie immediately woke up and poked her head out of the pouch. She looked around, climbed out of the pouch, went straight to the hanging bracelets, hooked her tail in them, and carried them right back into the pouch. She looked annoyed that my daughter had taken her toy away :-)

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#1232221 - 02/24/12 06:46 PM Re: Tail Carrying [Re: CyanideSilver]
mmatt Offline
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Registered: 04/05/11
Posts: 1426
Loc: Panama City, FL
I thought I only had one tail carrier then the other night I saw my younger glider with the curly tail and a milk ring and i went to grab the camera I keep in my glider room only to realize I had taken the memory out....aargh! no pics but it was so cool to watch. :jump2:
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#1232263 - 02/24/12 09:43 PM Re: Tail Carrying [Re: CyanideSilver]
DCMuffin Offline
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Registered: 03/21/10
Posts: 28202
Loc: Washington D.C. Metro Area
I've got several here but two, in particular that are so much fun to watch are my rescues, Lily & Rascal. Lily puts on a show, she doesn't hide but instead races around the cage and loves that she has an audience.

Lily:





Her son, Rascal:



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#1232269 - 02/24/12 09:54 PM Re: Tail Carrying [Re: CyanideSilver]
SugarGliderLove Offline
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Registered: 08/23/10
Posts: 853
Loc: US
this is Gizmo playing with her favorite toy

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#1232281 - 02/24/12 10:11 PM Re: Tail Carrying [Re: SugarGliderLove]
mmatt Offline
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Registered: 04/05/11
Posts: 1426
Loc: Panama City, FL
Wow, that is some tail carry!
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#1232372 - 02/25/12 10:01 AM Re: Tail Carrying [Re: CyanideSilver]
CyanideSilver Offline
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Registered: 02/08/12
Posts: 92
Loc: Florida
Wow guys, I absolutely LOVE the photos! That's just awesome. grin
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#1232375 - 02/25/12 10:09 AM Re: Tail Carrying [Re: DCMuffin]
sitkasmom Offline
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Registered: 09/27/11
Posts: 3039
Loc: Finally in the Mountains!
Originally Posted By: DCMuffin
I've got several here but two, in particular that are so much fun to watch are my rescues, Lily & Rascal. Lily puts on a show, she doesn't hide but instead races around the cage and loves that she has an audience.

Lily:





Her son, Rascal:





My boogers!! Yay!! More photos!! :lshower: mlove

I am so excited Aimee!! I can't wait to get better so Mouse and I can come over and play with them!!

I need to find more blue and green bracelets.... those are impossible to find shakehead
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#1232703 - 02/26/12 03:56 AM Re: Tail Carrying [Re: CyanideSilver]
MamaBird Offline
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Registered: 01/27/12
Posts: 508
Loc: Georgia
Riddick carrying a ring for the first time.




I can't wait to see him do it again! :hdance:
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#1232758 - 02/26/12 11:22 AM Re: Tail Carrying [Re: CyanideSilver]
Lisa21F Offline
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Registered: 08/25/10
Posts: 192
Loc: Northern, NJ
Both my boys tail carry! Its very hard to catch them though - I usually find @ least 6 or more bracelets & several monkeys in their pouch the next day.

I did manage to get 1 pic but its not very good.

The bracelets seem to be their favorite! I even hand them from the "hooks" that are used for the hammocks. It's fun to watch them figure out how to get them off LOL!

During they day I will see the pouch moving all over & when I peek inside they are playing with the bracelets or wrestling with the monkeys LOL!
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#1232906 - 02/26/12 05:41 PM Re: Tail Carrying [Re: MamaBird]
CyanideSilver Offline
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Registered: 02/08/12
Posts: 92
Loc: Florida
Originally Posted By: RayGirl
Riddick carrying a ring for the first time.




I can't wait to see him do it again! :hdance:

Awww, that's an awesome picture!
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#1232908 - 02/26/12 05:44 PM Re: Tail Carrying [Re: Lisa21F]
CyanideSilver Offline
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Registered: 02/08/12
Posts: 92
Loc: Florida
Originally Posted By: Lisa21F

The bracelets seem to be their favorite! I even hand them from the "hooks" that are used for the hammocks. It's fun to watch them figure out how to get them off LOL!

During they day I will see the pouch moving all over & when I peek inside they are playing with the bracelets or wrestling with the monkeys LOL!


I saw my pair fighting over one of the rings early this morning. It was a:
'it's mine!'
'No it's mine!' Type of deal, it was so funny watching them, it gave me a good laugh.
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#1233136 - 02/27/12 09:58 AM Re: Tail Carrying [Re: CyanideSilver]
SugarGliderLove Offline
Glider Guardian

Registered: 08/23/10
Posts: 853
Loc: US
I have nesting boxes as the bed and I got a bracelet in the cage that gizmo and prince both try to get into the bed and it doesn't fit in the hole to the box. I haven't got any pictures of prince or cricket as tail carriers but they are I have seen it but did have the camera with me.

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#1233165 - 02/27/12 11:12 AM Re: Tail Carrying [Re: CyanideSilver]
MamaBird Offline
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Registered: 01/27/12
Posts: 508
Loc: Georgia
They are so cute sleeping with their rings too....
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#1233168 - 02/27/12 11:18 AM Re: Tail Carrying [Re: MamaBird]
SugarGliderLove Offline
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Registered: 08/23/10
Posts: 853
Loc: US
Originally Posted By: RayGirl
They are so cute sleeping with their rings too....


that is so cute.

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