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Wallaby still on the run in Gloucestershire

Wallaby at large in Dursley Credit: Glos Police

Police are still on the look out. for a wallaby that is on the run in the Dursley area.

Officers received a call on Saturday night, 26 September, that a kangaroo was on the loose. They cornered the creature, which was later identified as a wallaby. near Woodmancote but it managed to evade them.

They tweeted the story as it happened (see below). It got wide attention on social media.

Police are no longer actively searching for the marsupial but animal experts are warning people not to approach it. Although they are not considered aggressive, they may react if cornered.