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Rusty, the red panda who was reported missing from the National Zoo this afternoon, has been caught.
City Paper intern Dan Singer reports from the scene at the 1900 block of Biltmore Street NW that Rusty has been found by employees of the National Zoo, the Humane Society, and the Metropolitan Police Department and is now en route back to the zoo. (The zoo confirmed the news on Twitter.)
Singer says Rusty appeared to be in a tree close to a rowhouse’s roof. Rusty was caught in a net before being placed in a crate.
Photos by Dan Singer