This woman and her giant pet lizard are best friends and internet sensations

A giant pet lizard has acquired tens of thousands of fans online with its wacky and oddly-relatable antics.

MacGyver, a red tegu lizard, lives in California with his owners Scott and Ice, who post regular pictures and videos of their beloved pet on social media.

Nearly 90,000 followers keep abreast of MacGyver's daily activities such as going to bed with his owners...

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...and eating fresh fish!

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He even gives kisses like a big puppy dog.

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Scott and Ice said they take MacGyver out with them often and most people find the four-year-old reptile fascinating.

Seriously, MacGyver's fan base is so dedicated people send his owners fan art.

Talk about a popular lizard!

Click through to see more photos of MacGyver's adventures:

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