Some people prefer the acquisition of guinea pigs or hamsters as pets. But in Cuba, where he is the biggest and most unusual rodents in the wild, Anna Pedraza and her husband prefer Alhoutaa.
With a tail-like cord long front teeth, Alhoutaa grows more than half a meter in length, and weighs the same weight of the dog and has the appearance of such a giant rat.
Where Ms. Pedraza and her husband, Rafael Lopez saving the strange creature - and domesticated and tamed and became exchanging kisses with them and boarding a car and eat from their hands.
After not long, they found him some companionship, and now they have more than a half-dozen animal Alhoutaa in their house, which is about 25 miles to the east of the capital, Hafana.vi While some Alhoutaa can be aggressive, the couple believe that these huge rodents represent them to the company of gorgeous.