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Kangaroo captured after two months on the loose

/ 05:00 PM July 28, 2020
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A kangaroo is once again in captivity, two months after it escaped from a zoo in Norway.

The kangaroo had been skipping around the island of Karmøy after breaking out of Haugaland Zoo last May.

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After multiple attempts, it was finally captured on Sunday, July 26, Radio Haugeland via Norwegian newspaper The Local reported.

Efforts to rein in the kangaroo increased last week after a kindergarten complained that the animal kept leaving feces around its facilities, as per VG via The Local.

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A representative from the kindergarten, Svein Harald Pedersen, told VG that staff had to clean up after the kangaroo before starting classes.

Veterinarian Tore Hausken said a tranquilizing dart to its thigh allowed him and a team to bring the marsupial back to the zoo. He noted that the kangaroo is doing well. Niña V. Guno /ra

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