Page last updated at 08:46 GMT, Tuesday, 2 June 2009 09:46 UK

Lost wallaby could be 'confused'

Hopper
Hopper is likely to be in a confused state, police say

Police have appealed for help in tracing a wallaby after it dug its way out of an enclosure in Northumberland.

Hopper, a two-year-old male, escaped from the Kielder Water Bird of Prey Centre near Hexham, on Sunday.

Staff discovered he was on the loose after finding a damaged fence and a small hole dug at ground level.

Police said the marsupial is likely to be in a confused state, but will not be a danger to the public. He is believed to be in the Kielder Forest area.

Anyone who sees Hopper is asked to contact Northumbria Police.



Print Sponsor


SEE ALSO
Alpacas given a summer shearing
01 Jun 09 |  Tyne

RELATED INTERNET LINKS
The BBC is not responsible for the content of external internet sites


FEATURES, VIEWS, ANALYSIS
Has China's housing bubble burst?
How the world's oldest clove tree defied an empire
Why Royal Ballet principal Sergei Polunin quit

BBC navigation

BBC © 2013 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.

Americas Africa Europe Middle East South Asia Asia Pacific