Kangaroo missing in Tupelo area

Kangaroo missing in Tupelo area
The missing unnamed kangaroo went missing Tuesday. (Source: John Mark Johnson via WTVA)

TUPELO, Miss. (WLBT) - A kangaroo is on the lam in the Tupelo area, according to WTVA.

John Mark Johnson, the owner of a traveling petting zoo, said the kangaroo escaped Tuesday afternoon.

The animal was last seen in Guntown, but Johnson believes it could be in the area of Baldwyn, Tupelo, Guntown of Saltillo.

Johnson said the kangaroo is very shy. Do not try to capture it if you see it.

If you spot the animal, call 662-401-2738.

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