MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Fort Lauderdale police have found their kangaroo culprit.

Authorities have charged the owner of the mischievous marsupial found jumping around near the area of the 1300 block and NE 2nd Avenue last week.

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Anthony Macias, 24, is facing several charges, including allowing the animal to escape, not having records of how he got it, and not having a license to own it.

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Fort Lauderdale police said it is illegal to have an exotic pet like a kangaroo.

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The kangaroo is being taken care of by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission.