Injured kangaroo hops into Australian airport

SYDNEY, Australia

Airport officials aren't entirely sure how the kangaroo got into the Qantas Airways domestic terminal, Melbourne Airport spokeswoman Anna Gillett said. But once inside, the marsupial - which had been hit by a vehicle at a nearby intersection and was bleeding - made its way into a pharmacy.

Shop workers, Qantas staff and federal police contained the creature in the pharmacy for a couple hours before wildlife officers arrived. Two rescue volunteers tranquilized the kangaroo and took it to a vet for treatment, Wildlife Victoria said in a statement.

This isn't the first time a kangaroo has paid a visit to Melbourne Airport. Last year, a 'roo was found bouncing around one of the airport's parking garages.

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