A kangaroo is back home after several hours on the loose in McCormick County.
Details about how the marsupial got loose were not immediately available on Tuesday. .
"Please do not try to catch or play with the Kangaroo in Clarks Hill," McCormick County Emergency Services said in a Facebook post around 8:30 a.m. "The Sheriff's office and the owner are aware that he is out and hopping/jumping" along S.C. 28.
Multiple Augusta-area outlets reported Tuesday afternoon that the kangaroo is back home.
There is no state law that prohibits someone from owning a kangaroo, according to Capt. Robert McCullough of the S.C. Department of Natural Resources.
Clarks Hill is located near the Georgia state line, about 80 miles west of Columbia.