Top 10 Weirdest Instagram Pets

We've seen enough cats and dogs on Instagram - where are all the scaly, smelly and unusual pets?

We've seen enough cats and dogs on Instagram - where are all the scaly, smelly and unusual pets? 

Whether it's a lizard the size of a dog, something small and covered in prickles, or even a rodent who could take on Godzilla, here's our Top 10 of the weirdest pets on Instagram. 

Gus the Duck

Here's one Insta pet that definitely fits the bill.

Gus the Duck has been driving people absolutely quakers for ages and it's not hard to see why.

Go on, just look at him in that little bow-tie. Isn't he adorable?

He's a well-dressed duck and no mistake...

Image by gustheduck | Instagram

JoeJoe the Capybara

Insta pets come in all shapes and sizes and there's few bigger than JoeJoe the Capybara.

And what's a capybara we hear you ask? Only the world's biggest rodent! 

Bet he's more famous than the school hamster.

Image by joejoe_the_capybara | Instagram

Turbo the hedgehog

Some pets have prickles but that doesn't make them any less loveable.

But let's be honest, prickles or not, who wouldn't love Turbo?

And with over 50,000 followers on Instagram, it's safe to say Turbo is definitely feeling the love.

Image by turbo_thehedgehog | Instagram

Pumpkin the racoon

Despite their reputation for hanging around in bins, racoons actually make pretty cool pets.

And Pumpkin the racoon makes an even better Instagram star!

Just a pity Pumpkin's puppy pal don't get as much attention.

Image by pumpkintheracoon | Instagram

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