- A dog stirred by a noise outside got a surprise when a giant kangaroo met him
- A photo shared to Reddit shows the dog is at a stand off with a kangaroo
- The marsupial is standing on its two back legs looking into the eyes of the dog
A dog stirred by a noise outside got a huge surprise when he went to investigate and was greeted by a giant kangaroo.
In a photo shared to Reddit, Hudson a dog is seen in a stand-off with a kangaroo which is standing tall on its two back legs.
‘Hudson is okay but it’s its lucky there was no water nearby the roo could have dragged him into,’ the uploader wrote.
A dog stirred by a noise outside got a surprise when a giant kangaroo met him
Kangaroos are known to drown dogs if they are confronted near water as a defensive tactic, using their powerful hind-legs to hold aggressors underwater.
‘He was barking like mad and she came to see what all the fuss was and nearly had a heart attack.’
The poster said the dog ‘was a good boy’ and came straight back when he was called.
Kangaroos are known to make attempts to drown dogs if they are confronted near water
In three hours the post accumulated 20 comments with some people remarking on the size of the marsupial.
‘Wow, that kanga has some balls!’ wrote one commenter.
Another penned: ‘He’s a big boy,’ while one poster said ‘Bloody impressive animal the roo.’