Kangaroo noticed close to Mercedes


A kangaroo was noticed hopping down Freeway 491 Friday morning.

Mercedes rancher Aaron Torres stated he noticed the animal within the Indian Hills group – positioned simply outdoors metropolis limits.

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

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

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

These dwelling within the Indian Hills space are requested to maintain a watch out for the kangaroo and report it to authorities.


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