Kangaroo on Wash. highway startles drivers

Kangaroo on Wash. highway startles drivers

Credit: Wayne Ramsey

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by AP

kgw.com

Posted on July 2, 2012 at 12:38 PM

Updated Monday, Jul 2 at 4:06 PM

PASCO, Wash. -- Startled drivers weren't seeing things; it really was a kangaroo hopping down the highway.

The kangaroo nearly caused a couple of accidents Saturday on Highway 182 and police responded. KNDO reports police kept the kangaroo off the highway while the owner and friends tracked it down and caught it.

The owner lives in an area of Franklin County where it's legal to own exotic pets.

The owner also has a zebra.

Photos: Kangaroo loose on highway

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