Kangaroo captured after bouncing around Boerne

Kendall County Sheriff’s Office deputies captured marsupial Tuesday

Kangaroo spotted in Boerne, Texas.
Kangaroo spotted in Boerne, Texas. (Kendall County Sheriff's Office)

BOERNE, Texas – Well, there’s something you don’t see every day - a kangaroo having a hop around Boerne.

The Kendall County Sheriff’s Office posted photos of the marsupial, who was seen in the North Exchange area, to Facebook Tuesday morning.

A call came into the sheriff’s office for a loose kangaroo and deputies were able to capture the animal with help from bystanders, according to the Facebook post.

The kangaroo is a pet of a local resident and was returned to its owner.

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