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Deputies wrangle loose kangaroo in Texas neighborhood

Authorities in Boerne, Texas, were able to capture a kangaroo spotted hopping loose and return the Australian animal to its owner. Photo courtesy of the Kendall County Sheriff's Office
Authorities in Boerne, Texas, were able to capture a kangaroo spotted hopping loose and return the Australian animal to its owner. Photo courtesy of the Kendall County Sheriff's Office

June 15 (UPI) -- Authorities in Texas said a kangaroo spotted hopping loose through a neighborhood was safely captured and returned to its owner.

The Kendall County Sheriff's Office said deputies responded to the North Exchange area of Boerne on Tuesday morning when residents reported a small kangaroo hopping loose.

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Deputies were able to capture the kangaroo with help from bystanders, the sheriff's office said.

Investigators said they were able to identify the kangaroo's owner and reunite them with their pet.

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