"I was coming down the street and he was just in the middle of the road," Phillips said. "I just kept driving and I was like, 'What is that?' It's like a big guinea pig, I guess, which kinda bums me out because I was hoping it was like a kangaroo or something."
The animal was actually a Patagonian cavy, a large rodent native to central and southern Argentina. Link to story. Link to pictures. -via Digg