Rescue mission for escaped Wiltshire wallaby

A rescue mission is being prepared for a wallaby that has been on the loose in Wiltshire since the beginning of July. A Facebook group called 'The Wiltshire Wallaby Watch' is organising the rescue.

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Rescue mission for missing Wiltshire wallaby

Wanda the wallaby caught on camera near Marlborough Credit: Phil Brady

A group, set up to trace a wallaby in Wiltshire are preparing a rescue mission. Wanda escaped from her home in Mildenhall near Marlborough at the beginning of July. A group set up to keep tabs on where she is has now got almost 4 hundred members. Posters are being put up across the area to try to find out where she is in preparation for capturing her. This morning she was spotted at Ramsbury Brewery.

"This has been a great exercise of community spirit where complete strangers have gone out of there way to help a lost animal. The empathetic efforts of the Wiltshire community have been overwhelming.

Please don't chase her as this will frighten her and will make it almost impossible for us to rescue her."

– Phil Brady, Wiltshire Wallaby Watch
She's travelled more than 20 miles by crossing rivers, fields and roads Credit: Phil Brady

Hunt continues for escaped wallaby in Wiltshire

An escaped wallaby is still giving police and RSPCA the run-around in Wiltshire.

Wanda has been on the loose since 2nd July after escaping from her home in Mildenhall near Marlborough.

She has repeatedly evaded capture and travelled more than 20 miles by crossing rivers, fields and roads.

Viewer Phil Brady has managed to photograph Wanda. The following pictures were taken at Pewsey Vale between Pewsey and Marlborough.

Wanda has been on the run since 2nd July. Credit: Phil Brady
She escaped from her home in Mildenhall near Marlborough. Credit: Phil Brady
She's travelled more than 20 miles by crossing rivers, fields and roads. Credit: Phil Brady

A Facebook group called 'The Wiltshire Wallaby Watch' has been set up to keep track of sightings of Wanda.

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