Wallaby darned! - West Sussex duo on the loose

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IT’S not the sort of thing you might expect to see on the loose in Petworth.

But Observer reader Tony ‘Bones’ Hampton spotted this rare young lady skipping over the grass at 5.30 one morning and was quick enough to get a picture of Blossom the wallaby as she hopped away.

Tony’s amazing snap was taken between Hampers Green and Gunthers Bridge.

Apparently Blossom and her friend Bramble the albino wallabies escaped from their home when a wall at a house in Petworth was accidentally damaged.

Police put out an alert saying they weren’t dangerous but moved very quickly!

Blossom was on the loose for eight days, but she and Bramble have now been found and are safely back home in Gunthers Bridge after their unscheduled get-away-from-it all break.

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