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This capybara lives in Texas with Melanie Typaldos. His name is Caplin Rous (ROUS stands for Rodent of Unusual Size and is pronounced like “rose”). The semi-aquatic pet was named after the character of the movie “The Princess Bride”. Caplin Rous can do some tricks and walk on a leash.

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  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1316731633 Born To Booze

    in Peru they eat those

  • Anon

    Rodents Of Unusual Size? I don't think they exist.

  • WhiskeyTangoFoxtrot

    Looks just like SJP…… especially #8 #11

  • bunedoggle

    I, for one, welcome our new Guinea Pig Overloads.

  • Squin

    This thing is on cnn.com right now “large rat pig rodent on the loose”

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  • beautyandbraids

    #3 thats' just awesome.although he has some ugly teeth

  • BloodScrubber

    #12 What a gap…oh no…wait…..

  • snocone90

    have guests over and not tell them about it… then lay tiny mouse traps all over the place and when they walk in the house tell them you have a small rodent problem and watch the hilarity that ensues

  • Lil Jimmy

    That's a nutria rat. That's not a pet.

    • Huzzah

      It's not a nutria. It's a capybara. Larger than a nutria.

  • broseidon

    what if he uses hyper fang

  • Memphischiver

    I thought they were nocturnal rodents..

  • Sammiesoon

    I love him! WANT!

  • Carbon

    He's adorable, but sadly he's dead. Honestly.

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=551766057 Brian Bottorff

    I'm going to call you Speak. Because that's what you do!

    • Thror

      Dammit, you beat me to it!

      The Tick FTW.

  • JROC

    kenny vs spenny ftw

  • Josh

    Burn it! BURN IT WITH FIRE!!!

    • Chris

      YES YES YES!

  • codvip

    Where have I seen this before…..Oh yeah, Capital Wasteland….it's a frickin' Mole Rat! Moira, you still have that repellent stick around here somewhere?

  • Jenius

    it looks almost cartoonish in a way with those eyes

  • Anonymous

    sure, seems like a good pet, but wouldnt you get tired of his constant condescension. i mean, i’ve met hipsters less skeptical.

  • That Guy

    #11 for some reason i want to call him Marmadoo.

  • baconfortress

    Rodents Of Unusual Size? I don't think they exist.

  • Kelly

    he reminds me of Perry the Platypus

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