Circus Kangaroo Escapes in Ireland
RENEE MONTAGNE, host:
Good morning, I'm Renee Montagne, with a warning for people in Ireland to be on the lookout for Hoppy. The Kangaroo was due to perform at a circus but he broke loose and is now roaming the emerald hills of Ireland. Circus staff conducted a fruitless four-hour search. But they're not too concerned, they say the runaway roo should have plenty of grass and water. And Ireland's near-record temperatures right now make it feel just like Australia.
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