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QUIRKY NEWS & CORNY CRIMINALS

TRACKS 15-16

Unusual news stories from around the world.

Hopping Mad

Kangaroo breaks into Australian home.

“My first thought was, ‘It’s a lunaticninja coming through the window’”, said Australian Scott Arnold, who woke up early one morning face to face with a kangaroo.

The kangaroo had broken through a three-metre window and into the Arnold family’s home. The animal jumped on to their bed and then went to the next room. Scott’s 10-year-old son screamed, “There’s a roo in my room!” Scott, 37, went to find his son. He put the two-metre tall kangaroo into a headlock, and took him out through the front door. The animal hopped to a nearby reserve and the Arnold family reported the intrusion to the wildlife authorities.

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