Rufus is a not a common name for dogs. As it has no meaning or history , it is rare to see that named dogs. Though it is sounding nice and catchy it is not that popular , but surely one can consider this name for dog.
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What are the common and scientific names for the Red Kangaroo?
The common name is simply "red kangaroo", although it is sometimes colloquially referred to as a "big red". Its scientific name is "Macropus rufus": "Macropus" means 'big-footed' and "rufus" means 'red'. ...