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Colorado residents report seeing missing wallaby Surprise


AURORA, Colo. (AP) — Surprise lived up to its name when a pair of Colorado residents made an unexpected sighting of a wallaby that recently escaped from an animal sanctuary.

The male wallaby named Surprise escaped from the Zoology Foundation in Larkspur two weeks ago and made an appearance Tuesday in Aurora, well beyond its natural habitats in Australia and New Guinea, The Sentinel reported.

Two residents reported seeing what they thought was a kangaroo around 7:30 a.m., Zoology Foundation General Manager Anna Miller said.

The wallaby could be mistaken for a young kangaroo, with a similar...

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