Not as a pet in the Illinois Valley of LaSalle County. 1 of 5 Peru Police officers and other volunteers help corner Wally the Wallaroo on the train tracks behind Maze Lumber, Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2020, in … Andrew Jefferson Pangilinan on July 02, 2017: Is it legal to own a elephant. Can you own an Emu in Illinois? Jules on January 18, 2019: Can I have a domesticated fox in Louisiana. Housing the Wallaroo . The females give birth to a single baby, called a joey, after a gestational period of 343 days. But the joey is born very under-developed and will remain in its mother's pouch for another 237 to 269 days as it continues to develop. Sequoia on December 14, 2018: Can you have an … Every state has exotic or wild pet laws specifying if a species is allowed, banned, or requires a special permit. PERU, Ill. — Police in Peru, Illinois, are no strangers to chases — unless what they’re after hops away on two legs. ADVERTISEMENT Nathan Drewel of Peru said the 2-year-old marsupial, named Wally, slipped out of his harness Wednesday afternoon. After a pet wallaroo got loose in Peru, Illinois, 13 News looked into the local rules for exotic animals as pets. This marsupial hails from the wild pastures of Australia. natasha dupuis on June 16, 2017: i think that the fennec fox is super adorable. Wally, as its owner named it, first was noticed on the loose about 1:15 p.m. Wednesday. A wallaroo -- a hybrid of a kangaroo and a wallaby -- escaped from its owner's Illinois home and ended up being rescued from the Illinois River. Nathan Drewel, covers his pet Wally the Wallaroo with a blanket to keep him warm at Bridgeview Animal Hospital Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2020, in Peru, … PERU, Ill. -- A wallaroo broke free from its owner and led police on a wild chase near Peru, Illinois. Some states are more lenient than others. Susjdjdj on June 13, 2017: Just a question can you have over 26 pets in Iowa because I want to know a limit because I'm getting lizards and squirrels Officers in the city about 95 miles (152 kilometres) southwest of Chicago were joined Wednesday afternoon by firefighters and even residents in a two-hour pursuit of a runaway wallaroo that bounded through yards and along streets and roads. In some states, you can have a pet squirrel or kangaroo, while other states have even banned pet rabbits. Wallaroos usually are found in the wild in Australia. If you live in an apartment, a wallaroo may not be the right pet, since this animal needs a lot of space.It is a jumper, so it will need a large yard, pen, or pasture that is secure and fenced for your wallaroo to run and exercise. Can I have a pet crow in Illinois? Melissa A Smith (author) from New York on December 16, 2018: Sequoia Yes but you need a permit. Wallaroos life to about 18 years in the wild, and slightly longer in captivity.