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Florida Police Capture Kangaroo Hopping Through Fort Lauderdale

So far, police have few clues as to the origins of this misplaced marsupial.

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Police officers captured an unlikely suspect bouncing through a Fort Lauderdale neighborhood on Thursday morning.

After receiving a call about a kangaroo running loose in the area, officers managed to capture it and place it in a squad car. The agency posted a picture of the kangaroo on Twitter.

So far, police have few clues as to the origins of this misplaced marsupial. No one was injured in its capture.

The kangaroo was turned over to the South Florida Wildlife Center.

A kangaroo captured by Fort Lauderdale Police in the area of Andrews and Sunrise peers out from a stall at the Mounted Police
A kangaroo captured by Fort Lauderdale Police in the area of Andrews and Sunrise peers out from a stall at the Mounted Police headquarters, Thursday, July 16, 2020, in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. So far, police have few clues as to the origins of the misplaced marsupial. No one was injured in its capture. (Joe Cavaretta/South Florida Sun-Sentinel via AP)
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