C0043 - Jerry the Chinchilla - Jerry the Chinchilla

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Jerry the Chinchilla
I've had Jerry from just after he was born in 2004,  after being persuaded to get a chinchilla by my then-girlfriend, who had seen  one at the West Midland Safari Park earlier in the year and had fallen in love  with them.  I had kept gerbils as a teenager, and a chinchilla was a more  practical option than a dog at the time (and still is), so I agreed to this.     The relationship with Jerry has lasted longer than the relationship with the  girlfriend (we agreed that I would have custody of Jerry when we broke up, which  I felt was the best option for him).  

He's not the easiest of things to photograph; point  a camera at him and most times he either runs off or comes over to investigate.   However, he has been photographed right from the beginning, and accepts the  occasional photo session as the price for being waited on hand-and-foot.   He's  also the most photographed pet that my family has ever had (I always felt that  the family pets of my childhood were never photographed enough, especially my  gerbils).   In restoring this collection, I have decided to use only my digital  photographs of him as the majority are digital anyway and they tend to be better  quality.   The only downside of this is that due to my compact not using EXIF  and gaps in my records, I cannot give exact dates for the compact digital  photographs.

As a rule, I won't put my personal photographs on  this site; this collection is the exception.   I don't intend to make any of  these available for general purchase, but am prepared to consider publishing  requests.   This is a work in progress and will remain so throughout Jerry's  lifetime.
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Jerry the Chinchilla
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