A Missouri State Highway Patrol trooper captured an escaped kangaroo Monday, Oct. 21, and returned it to its St. Clair area home.

According to the patrol, Trooper H. Hoemann located the animal and took it back to its owner at “Goat and Bunny Ranch Pet Therapy.” 

The patrol Troop C tweeted that Hoemann located the kangaroo, adding that “Troopers see many things during their career and this is one to remember.”

The animal was found near Pickles Ford Road.