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Outlaw capybara couple are parents of triplets

The baby capabaras are the offspring of Bonnie and Clyde, a couple that flew the coop at a Toronto zoo last summer and were found weeks later. (Source: CBC/CNN) The baby capabaras are the offspring of Bonnie and Clyde, a couple that flew the coop at a Toronto zoo last summer and were found weeks later. (Source: CBC/CNN)

(RNN) - Capybara couple Bonnie and Clyde got national attention last summer when they broke out of their enclosure and set out for the road. But the rebellious duo was captured weeks later and returned home at Toronto’s High Park Zoo.

Now, after sowing their wild oats, the former outlaws have officially settled down, becoming parents to adorable baby capybara triplets..

Capybaras are the world’s largest rodent - most are about the size of a medium dog - and they're native to South America. Though the triplets are tiny now, they will grow to stand up to 25 inches tall and weigh up to 150 pounds, just like mom and dad. The zoo has invited the public to name the triplets, which were born last week.

After Bonnie and Clyde’s adventure and subsequent rescue, a group called Friends of High Park Zoo started a fundraising campaign to upgrade the capybaras’ enclosure, ensuring everyone in this new family will stay happily at home.

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