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Thursday, 19 May 2011

News Clipping: 'Garden wallaby' caught in Lyme Regis town centre

A wallaby, thought to be the same animal seen in a woman's Dorset garden earlier in the week, has been caught.
Off-duty firefighter Virgil Turner rugby-tackled the marsupial to the ground in Lyme Regis town centre.

READ MORE - Source: BBC News 19th May 2011

Wallaby captured in Lyme Regis

A fugitive wallaby has been captured after being rugby tackled by an off-duty firefighter – as fears grew for its safety. 

READ MORE - Source: Dorset Echo Thursday 19th May 2011

Hopping Mad: 'Wild' Dorset Wallaby Captured

A 'wild' wallaby that was spotted grazing in a back garden has been captured by a rugby-tackling firefighter.

READ MORE - Source: Sky News 20th May 2011

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