(CNN) – Zookeepers at the Detroit Zoo say they are “heartbroken” after a five-month-old wallaby went missing.
In a Facebook post on Sunday, the Detroit Zoo says the young marsupial was last seen Saturday evening.READ MORE: Michigan Announces $1.5 Million Tuition Giveaway, 100 Children To Receive $15,000
Animal care staff say when they checked the Australian outback adventure habitat on Sunday, the wallaby had disappeared.READ MORE: AAA Offers 'Tow To Go' Program During Memorial Day Weekend
Surveillance cameras are being checked throughout the zoo.
The joey is still nursing, and zookeepers worry that it may not be able to survive an extended amount of time away from its mother’s pouch.MORE NEWS: Holiday Travel And Gas: What To Expect At The Pump
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