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In fact, when judging gerbils for a show, temperament makes up 25 percent of the score. Judges give high marks to gerbils that "look like they want to be there," Anastasi said.
the family friendly convention, which will include competitions for serious gerbil owners and breeders as well as a "Pet Class" competition to award kids' pets for their endearing characteristics.
Instead, gerbils are "nappers," she said. They'll nap during the day or night, but are awake much of the time, making them ideal for daytime shows and conventions.
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"Unlike most rodents, they're not nocturnal," she said.
If a gerbil convention and show sounds unusual, that's because it is, said Donna Anastasi of Hollis, president of the American Gerbil Society.
No so for the gerbil aficionados who make up the American Gerbil Society. Saturday, 100 or so members of the society will bring their gerbils to the Holiday Inn for a convention and competition, in which the fluffy rodents will vie for best in show honors.
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But in the last 40 years, breeders have developed gerbils of various hues, such as black, marbled and with orange tails.
And during the show, breeders have a chance to get together to boost certain characteristics in their animals, meaning as with conventions people attend some individuals will get lucky.
Naturally, gerbils aren't very colorful. Anastasi described their coat as "kind of the color of a wild bunny or squirrels in the wild."
Gerbil convention is Saturday in Nashua
As a judge, Anastasi has handled a hundred gerbils in a day and finds it unusual to be bitten.
Also, gerbils are "bold and curious" and "don't stress easily," she said.
This Michael Kors Pink Clutch will be AGS's ninth annual show in New England. Nashua has hosted the show in the past, but in the last two years, it was held in Massachusetts, Anastasi said.
Gerbils have an edge over similar species when it comes to shows, Anastasi said.
There will be Gerbil Olympics events, exhibits on gerbil colors, agility training, gerbil art, other rodents, specialty merchandise and a book signing. Admission is $2, with a maximum of $10 per family.
Half the score is body type and coat, and the last quarter is comprised by other factors how a gerbil carries its tail, for example, Anastasi said.
"In this country, the small animals aren't shown that much," Anastasi Michael Kors Ava Satchel
Gerbils are judged within color categories, with the winners competing for the best in show prize.
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