How to Survive a Kangaroo Attack

How to Survive a Kangaroo Attack

Australia’s iconic, cute, cuddly, hop-along creatures Might not be as friendly as you think they are? Kangaroos have a dangerous side. They can be very aggressive if they’re searching for food or think you pose a threat to them or their families. But can a kangaroo kill you? What makes them such dangerous boxers? And how fast can they come after you? Between 1999 and 2002, kangaroos attacked at least 15 people. And those are just the attacks that got reported. Since then, there have been other attacks in different regions of Australia. So if you find yourself face-to-face with a kangaroo and you want to survive, follow these steps.

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