Police put breaks on exotic rodent loose in parking lot

The unusual sighting outside a Las Vegas strip mall was captured on video.
1:15 | 04/21/17

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Eyewitnesses dash through parking lot trying to corral this weird looking animal. Outside and at first need to regain it didn't know what she was easy. We just ten that there aren't lacking in the parking glad it happened I don't confuse shoppers and bystanders watch what looks like kangaroo scampering through the parking lot of its triple. Our act close. But not quite. Turns out the mystery animal was a Patagonian Mara it's really the rowed out an art and two. Of resembles a giant rat or small here. In a black quarter car opened up and through this little animal house. Ever Ryan tells us she and her kids were stopped they don't like it saharan indicator when a car pulled up just tossed the animal industry and they don't have Marvin Bard had. The rodent ran around the parking lot as Clark County animal control try to catch it. Right it was just running scared and people that crowd in her car and they're trying to pull the legs trying to get out. Finally officers trapped the runaway goat again loaded and out of their truck to take to a shelter. If they give you never ever gonna please a group. I was born and raised here. You know I don't surprise me morally I knew about it.

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