Media caption , Footage captures rare white wallaby in Warwickshire
Rare white wallaby was sighted on the jump through Warwickshire farmland .
Nineteen-year-old farmer Jack Smith spotted the creature while he was in trin order to plant barley in a field near Kenilworth on Tuesday evening.
"I saw it in the hedge and thought it was a rabbit or a cat ", he said. "But then he started jumping.
White wallabies are so colorful due to a rare genetic mutation and are native to Bruny Island in Tasmania.
Mr. Smith said he was left "a little shocked " after seeing the animal and had "no idea where it came from ".
" I know someone nearby who raises alpacas but not wallabies, "he said.
"What is he doing in England?
Mr. Smith filmed the wallaby on his phone and shared it on social media, leaving friends in disbelief.
"People thought I was in Australia ", he said. he says.
In 2013, a white wallaby named Colin escaped his enclosure in Solihull, scaling a 6-foot fence on an enclosure he shared with seven other wallabies.
Media caption, Colin returned home after five hours of freedom
Owner Angela Cloke has confirmed that no family member was missing this time around, which means the marsupial 's identity remains a mystery.
Nearby Hatton Country Park said all of his wallabies have been counted.
Mr. Smith sai d he intended to return to the field to work later and "keep an eye out for rare animals".
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