Kangaroo captured in Pasco County dies - WFLA News Channel 8

Kangaroo captured in Pasco County dies

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PASCO COUNTY, FL (WFLA) -

The kangaroo captured after hours on the run last Sunday in Lacoochee has died.

The initial assessment from Florida Fish and Wildlife investigators blames "excited delirium", due to the excitement the kangaroo experienced.

Investigators blame John Chatfield, the owner of a nearby kangaroo farm, for the animal's escape.

Chatfield now faces a charge of improper caging resulting in an escape, which is a second-degree misdemeanor.

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