NYPD rescues wallaby on Coney Island boardwalk

They say they responded to the boardwalk after reports of someone with a wallaby. Officers rescued the animal and then gave it to Animal Care Centers of NYC.

Rob Taub

Aug 21, 2023, 4:53 PM

Updated 243 days ago

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The NYPD says a wallaby was rescued on the Coney Island boardwalk over the weekend.
They say they responded to the boardwalk after reports of someone with a wallaby. Officers rescued the animal and then gave it to Animal Care Centers of NYC.
The person who was in possession of the wallaby received a summons for "possession of a wild marsupial".


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