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The end of an era

At 5.05pm today, Chompie passed away peacefully in mom's hand, aged 35½.

It will be extremely bizarre, for he is the same age as me and... in my life I have been away from home and such, but there's never not been Chomp. Until now.


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John, 13th March 2010, 21:43
Sorry to hear the sad news. Chomp was a delight to know. Probably the only bird since my budgie died when I was about eight that I have felt I had any relationship with! 
Mark you, he wasn't too happy in France outdoors when there were birds of prey about!  
But happily his carers were aware of this. 
Is he a record for longevity or not? 
He was certainly a game bird! 

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