Can I boot from WD 1TB?

My WD 1TB external drive is hooked up to my MacBook Pro 15-inch laptop. I use Time Capsule for primary backup. For extra file protection, I am considering using Carbon Copy Cloner as well, but only if I can boot from the external drive in case of hard drive failure.

WD My Book Studio USB 3.0 External Hard Drive

WD My Book Studio USB 3.0 External Hard Drive

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