March 28 (UPI) -- A Snapchat user in Detroit captured video of a man walking -- or, rather, hopping -- a highly unusual pet for the area: a kangaroo.
Twitter user @BrionnaLondon posted a video captured from Snapchat Monday night showing a man walking down Birchcrest Drive, near the Detroit Golf Club, with a kangaroo on a leash.
The man appears to be trying to walk the animal like a dog, but ends up being pulled along by the marsupial as it hops down the sidewalk.
"G how he get a kangaroo in Detroit?" the Twitter user asked.
The question was echoed by numerous replies to the tweet, some of which theorized the kangaroo was stolen from a local zoo.
Detroit Zoo spokeswoman Patricia Janeway offered a different possibility.
"Unfortunately, this kangaroo likely was acquired through the exotic pet trade," Janeway told CBS Detroit. "This is a good opportunity to remind your readers about the consequences of keeping an exotic animal as a pet. These animals require special care, housing, proper diet, healthcare and maintenance that the average person cannot provide."