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Police said the teens used a baseball bat to beat the mother opossum and one of her babies, called joeys. They then allegedly used a chemical mixture that included bleach and ammonia to kill three other babies.

Police say the teens, both students at North Cobb High School, also filmed the incident and put it out on Snapchat, a social media app.

Cobb County Police say the horrific incident happened on April 2 at a residence on Willowmere Trace in Kennesaw, where the teens lived. 11Alive’s Neima Abdulahi went back to the neighborhood to speak to the teens’ families, who declined an interview.

But a neighbor did say, off camera, that she was disgusted to learn the details of the horrific incident, and feels sorry for the animals.

“It’s really disturbing, scary. They have to be punished for it,” they said. “I’m glad they got caught before it was a small child or something else they would go after.”

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