Mike Pence debuts new family pet -- and it has the best name ever

The Pence family arrived in Washington on Monday with a very adorable new family member in tow.

Marlon Bundo the rabbit, whose name is a nod to famed actor Marlon Brando, accompanied the Pences. The family also has two cats, Oreo and Pickle.

The vice president-elect posted a family photo as they traveled from Indiana to Andrews Air Force Base aboard an Air Force 737, which CNN reports will be known as Air Force Two after Pence is sworn in.

Alongside the politico was his daughter Charlotte holding Marlon, as well as Oreo and Pickle snuggling up beside his wife, Karen.

Social media instantly lit up over this unique vice-presidential pet:

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The Pence family has officially arrived in DC. Along for the ride were the family pets - including 2 cats, and bunn… https://t.co/M8yvMUv0mQ
It's been 2 months since the general election and I am just finding out that VP-elect has a rabbit named Marlon Bun… https://t.co/eiXZNrUx6K
Political views aside, you have to admit seeing a bunny exiting Air Force 2 is the best thing this week. #PencesPets #MarlonBundo 😂🐰
Marlon Bundo. My favorite member of the new Administration!! https://t.co/0jhkFp6b90
Just learned Mike Pence has a pet rabbit named Marlon Bundo and now don't see how I'm going to get any work done this afternoon.
Marlon Bundo. Excellent rabbit name. https://t.co/hF98gkwVgO
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The Pences are big animal lovers and also have a pet snake that is reportedly in Mississippi with their son, Michael, a Marine.

The family's 13-year-old beagle, Maverick, tragically passed away shortly before the 2016 election.

After Donald Trump's inauguration, the entire Pence crew will move into the U.S. Naval Observatory, which is the traditional home of the vice president.

Related: Also see some of the most iconic presidential pets in U.S. history:

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Theodore Roosevelt: Pony named "Algonquin" (12 horses)

(Photo: Library of Congress. Source: Presidential Pet MuseumThe White House)

Theodore Roosevelt: Hyacinth macaw named "Eli Yale" (Owl, 6 dogs, 2 cats, snake, 2 kangaroos, one-legged rooster, rabbit, flying squirrel, 5 guinea pigs, 5 bears, pig, and a raccoon)

(Photo: Library of Congress. Source: Presidential Pet MuseumThe White House)

William Howard Taft: Cows named "Pauline Wayne" and "Mooly Wooly"

(Photo: Library of Congress. Source: Presidential Pet MuseumThe White House)

Woodrow Wilson: Sheep used to graze on the White House lawn. Wilson also had a tobacco-chewing tam named "Old Ike," an airedale named "Davie," a greyhound named "Mountain Boy," bull terrier named "Bruce," songbirds, and a cat named "Puffins."

(Photo: Library of Congress. Source: Presidential Pet MuseumThe White House)

Warren G. Harding: Airedale terrier named "Laddie Boy," English bulldog named "Old Boy" and a squirrel named "Pete"

(Photo: Library of Congress. Source: Presidential Pet MuseumThe White House)

Calvin Coolidge: White collie named "Rob Roy" and chow named "Tiny Tim"

(Photo: National Archives. Source: Presidential Pet MuseumThe White House)

Calvin Coolidge: Raccoon named "Rebecca." He also had another raccoon, 10 dogs, three canaries, mockingbird, goose, two cats, donkey, bobcat, two lion cubs, a wallaby, a pygmy hippo, and a black bear.

(Photo: National Archives. Source: Presidential Pet MuseumThe White House)

Herbert Hoover: Belgian shepherd named "King Tut" and a pair of alligators that crawled around the White House grounds. 

(Photo: White House. Source: Presidential Pet MuseumThe White House)

Franklin Delano Roosevelt: Scottish terrier named "Fala"

(Photo: White House. Source: Presidential Pet MuseumThe White House)

Harry Truman: Cocker spaniel named "Feller" 

(Photo: White House. Source: Presidential Pet MuseumThe White House)​

Harry Truman: Irish setter named "Mike" 

(Photo: White House. Source: Presidential Pet MuseumThe White House)​

Dwight Eisenhower: Weimaraner named "Heidi," parakeet named "Gabby" (she was never photographed)

(Photo: White House. Source: Presidential Pet MuseumThe White House)​

John F. Kennedy: Welsh terrier named "Charlie" (his favorite) and a mixed-breed named "Pushinka"

(Photo: John F. Kennedy Presidential library. Source: Presidential Pet MuseumThe White House)​

John F. Kennedy: German shepherd named "Clipper," Welsh terrier named "Charlie" (with Caroline), mixed-breed named "Wolf" (reclining by Caroline), Irish cocker spaniel named "Shannon" (with John Jr.) and two of Pushinka's puppies (with First Lady Jackie Kennedy).

(Photo: John F. Kennedy Presidential library. Source: Presidential Pet MuseumThe White House)​

John F. Kennedy: Pony named "Macaroni" (another pony named "Tex")

(Photo: John F. Kennedy Presidential library. Source: Presidential Pet MuseumThe White House)​

Lyndon B. Johnson: Collie named "Blanco" 

(Photo: White House. Source: Presidential Pet MuseumThe White House)

Lyndon B. Johnson: Beagles "Him" and "Her"

(Photo: White House. Source: Presidential Pet MuseumThe White House)

Lyndon B. Johnson: Mixed-breed named "Yuki"

(Photo: White House. Source: Presidential Pet MuseumThe White House)

Richard Nixon: Terrier named "Pasha," poodle named "Vicky," and Irish setter named "King Timahoe"

(Photo: White House. Source: Presidential Pet MuseumThe White House)

Richard Nixon: Cocker spaniel named "Checkers"

(Photo: White House. Source: Presidential Pet MuseumThe White House)

Gerald Ford: Golden retriever named "Liberty" and her litter of puppies born at the White House

(Photo: White House. Source: Presidential Pet MuseumThe White House)

Gerald Ford: Siamese cat named "Shan"

(Photo: Gerald Ford Presidential library. Source: Presidential Pet MuseumThe White House)

Ronald Reagan: Golden retriever named "Victory"

(Photo: Ronald Reagan Presidential library. Source: Presidential Pet MuseumThe White House)

Ronald Reagan: King Charles spaniel named "Rex" 

(Photo: Wikipedia. Source: Presidential Pet MuseumThe White House)

Ronald Reagan: Bouvier des Flandres herding dog named "Lucky"

(Photo: Ronald Reagan Presidential library. Source: Presidential Pet MuseumThe White House)

George H.W. Bush: Springer spaniel named "Millie" 

(Photo: White House. Source: Presidential Pet MuseumThe White House)

George H.W. Bush: Springer spaniel named "Ranger"

(Photo: White House. Source: Presidential Pet MuseumThe White House)

Bill Clinton: Labrador retriever named "Buddy"

(Photo: White House. Source: Presidential Pet MuseumThe White House)

Socks, the first cat of the Clinton family, August 24, 1994.

(Photo by Larry Downing/Sygma/Sygma via Getty Images)

George W. Bush: Scottish terriers named "Barney" and "Miss Beazley"

(Photo: White House. Source: Presidential Pet MuseumThe White House)

George W. Bush: American shorthair cat named "India," "Willie," or sometimes called "Kitty"

(Photo: White House. Source: Presidential Pet MuseumThe White House)

George W. Bush: Springer spaniel named "Spot"

(Photo: White House. Source: Presidential Pet MuseumThe White House)

Barack Obama: Portuguese water dogs named "Bo" and "Sunny"

(Photo: White House. Source: Presidential Pet MuseumThe White House)

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