TODAY   |  January 02, 2014

Loose kangaroo in Florida captured using dog treats

A woman snapped photos as she spotted a runaway kangaroo hopping through her neighborhood and fed the animal dog treats to slow it down so that she could call police, who were able to capture the animal. It’s legal to own a kangaroo in Florida with proper permits, and the animal has been returned to its owner.

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>> florida woman started snapping pictures so friend would believe she did see a run away kangaroo hopping in her neighborhood. she gave him dog treats to try to slow it down. just like that. that way she could call police, they could capture it. it is legal by the way for those looking into it to loan a kangaroo in florida. if you have the proper permit and this one has been returned to its