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Exotic household pets are a growing phenomenon in America

Posted: 8:43 AM, May 08, 2017
Updated: 2017-05-08 15:45:13Z

Truly exotic household pets are a growing phenomenon in America.

Jackie Wren lets Chico the capybara snuggle up in bed with her, eat popcorn as they watch TV and even jump in the pool with her grandkids.

Dave Durham treats his rhino iguana named Bruce like any other pet that needs tender loving care. While the pet may seem odd and different from typical household animals like dogs, cats, fish or birds, Wren said she could not live without her mates.