Tortoise-riding Chihuahua is so hot right now

chihuahua on tortoise

(CBS) - In the animal kingdom, the Chihuahua is like the young Hollywood starlet. Petite, attractive, easy to mock, but also stylish and oddly alluring. Take this Chihuahua, for instance, who not only dresses up for a day out, but rides around on the back of a tortoise! Didn't you know? Tortoise riding is so in this year.

Typical Chihuahua, stealing all the headlines when it's really the tortoise doing all of the work. Curious about this blue-collar reptile? As the YouTube description explains:

"The African spurred tortoise (Geochelone sulcata), also called the African spur thigh tortoise or the sulcata tortoise, is a species of tortoise which inhabits the southern edge of the Sahara desert, in northern Africa. It is the third largest species of tortoise in the world and the largest species of mainland tortoise (not found on an island.)"

Hilarious and educational. Our favorite kind of video. As with all celebrity fashions, expect to see other dogs following this tortoise-riding trend in the near future.