Although unprovoked attacks against humans are rare with kangaroos, that wasn't the case in Australia where a 6-foot-5-inch marsupial lunged at a 65-year-old woman on her family farm. Hospitalized with deep cuts to her face, hands, and back and a concussion, her son, Darren Neal, credits a furry friend for saving her life. Mobs of kangaroos were commonly spotted on the farm, but they usually just jumped away – in this case, the pup had to step up as her defender.
He hit her once and she just dropped and rolled. My dog heard her screaming and bolted down and chased him off.
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