You're making Steve Harvey's job too easy.
To be fair, it's a weird question. If I were put on the spot in front of a live audience like this woman, I might have guessed "hamster," or "guinea pig," or "capybara." There are so many rodents to choose from.
Would it be hacky to make a joke about Richard Gere and his debunked urban legend? Probably…
Who does this lady think she is, Richard Gere???