Published: Thu, May 17, 2018
Global News | By Blake Casey

Rogue Kangaroo Spotted on South Carolina Highway

Rogue Kangaroo Spotted on South Carolina Highway

Curtis Holt was travelling to work on Tuesday, May 15, when he spotted a rogue kangaroo bouncing along Highway 28 near the Georgia and SC state line.

Someone with the sheriff's office, presumably the deputy who responded to the call, said in the comments of the post, "I thought dispatch was joking".

Curtis Holt recorded the video, obtained by NBC News.

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It took several hours, but the kangaroo was wrangled by its owner and is back home.

It is legal to have a kangaroo as a pet in SC, and Gray sister station WRDW reports the owner of the kangaroo has all the proper licensing to keep the animal. The kangaroo spotted was one that escaped from its pen and was making its way to the highway.

Clarks Hill is located near the Georgia state line, about 80 miles west of Columbia.

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