facebook
twitter
rss
account
search
search
 

Wallaby wandering Florida town

April 1, 2010 at 12:42 PM   |   Comments

| License Photo
WINDERMERE, Fla., April 1 (UPI) -- A Texas woman said the 2-foot-tall animal spotted hopping around a Florida town is her daughter's escaped wallaby.

Brenda Aldrich of Houston said her daughter was visiting the town of Windermere earlier this month with her wallaby, a kangaroo-like marsupial native to Australia, and the pet slipped out of its harness during a stroll, WKMG-TV, Orlando, Fla., reported Thursday.

Windermere residents said the wallaby has been spotted at various locations around town, including the local elementary school and Lake Bessie.

© 2010 United Press International, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Any reproduction, republication, redistribution and/or modification of any UPI content is expressly prohibited without UPI's prior written consent.
Recommended UPI Stories
Most Popular
1
Man raises $28,000 to have his 100-pound scrotum removed
2
Missing Canadian found alive in Oklahoma almost 40 years later
3
iPad-wearing tortoises removed from Aspen art museum and moved to conservatory
4
Hyperlapse: UPI climbed Meat Mountain so you won't have to
5
Utah woman allegedly used bacon to ignite arson attack against ex
Trending News
Video
x
Feedback