Australian police officer adopts baby kangaroo
Scott Mason, father of one, takes on the challenge of raising a kid...and a kangaroo!
Scott Mason, police officer from Western Australia, probably never expected that his career choice would lead to him adopting a kangaroo. Actually, most people don’t expect such a circumstance from their career choice. But when Mason encountered an abandoned joey after its mother had been ran down by a truck, he knew he had to intervene.
Mason, a father of one (and now a kangaroo, to boot) took on the challenge of adopting the four-month-old joey, and proceeded to name him Cuejo. The two have since formed a bond and their relationship is nothing short of adorable.
Cuejo adorably tries to retreat to Mason's "pouch" as he addresses the camera.
Here's a look at Cuejo nestled into the shirt of his newly appointed parent! I wonder if Scott holds his baby like that!
Look out Australia: there's a new sheriff in town—and his name is Cuejo.
(Images via Western Australian Police)
Can't get enough of Cuejo and his new daddy? Check out the full video here for more!
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