(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: 'Stop the Violence': Detroit Police Officers Host Basketball Game To Promote Peace At Schools
Animal care staff say when they checked the Australian outback adventure habitat on Sunday, the wallaby had disappeared.READ MORE: Detroit Retiree Sees Sidewalk Repaired Months After Water Main Break
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: GOP Michigan Governor Candidate Ryan Kelley Says COVID Policies At Debate A 'Dealbreaker'
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