Kangaroo noticed close to Mercedes


A kangaroo was noticed hopping down Freeway 491 Friday morning.

Mercedes rancher Aaron Torres mentioned he noticed the animal within the Indian Hills neighborhood – positioned simply exterior metropolis limits.

“We thought it was a dog… it was a kangaroo, a full-grown kangaroo,” Torres mentioned.

Kangaroos are native to Australia, not Texas. Torres thinks somebody was holding it as a pet, and it could have gotten out. 

Walter Dupree with the Gladys Porter Zoo mentioned whereas kangaroos are cute, they are often harmful.

These residing within the Indian Hills space are requested to maintain an eye fixed out for the kangaroo and report it to authorities.


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