THIS is the moment a hulking 16st “bodybuilder” kangaroo with rippling biceps and bulging veins squared up to a stunned gardener.
Jackson Vincent was walking with his dog when he spotted the pumped roo thrusting out his chest in an Australian creek.
Stunned Jackson Vincent feared the roo would attack his dog[/caption]
The beasts bulging biceps could be seen as it stood in the creek[/caption]
The 27-year-old couldn’t believe his eyes when he clocked the mammoth mammal standing in Boodjidup Creek, on his grandmother’s property.
He said: “I have been going to that creek since I was a little boy and there have always been kangaroos on the property.
“I was walking my dog and we saw this huge roo standing in the water. I have never seen a kangaroo standing in the water like that, we could just see his head at first, and he was one of the biggest I have ever seen.
“As I ran around him to take a picture he came closer and that was when I realised he was coming right at me and he was really big.”
Jackson’s dog checks out the enormous kangaroo from the bank of the creek[/caption]
Jackson said he’s never seen a kangaroo be so defensive on his grandmother’s property[/caption]
The animals veins can be seen popping from his pumped up chest[/caption]
Jackson continued: “I am pretty confident around animals but the moment when he started to come out of the water my heart definitely jumped and I decided to take a few steps back.
“He looked to be at least two metres (6ft 5in) tall or taller and must have weighed at least 100 kg (16st).
“He had a really big body and was taller than me. There are a lot of roos at my grandma’s place but I have never seen one that muscular before – he was a big macho male.
“I decided to get Dharma out of there as we thought the kangaroo was going to lure him into the water to drown him.”
Jackson decided to get his pet away after the roo came towards them[/caption]
Jackson said he was at least two metres tall and about 16st[/caption]
At first Jackson just saw the kangaroo’s head popping up from the water[/caption]
After dropping his dog back at his grandmother’s house Jackson returned to the creek and found the roo still there.
Jackson added: “His claws were really big – they were as long as my hand. That for me was even scarier than his muscles, they looked nasty.
“I have never seen a kangaroo be so defensive – it definitely looked like he was puffing his chest muscles up.
“I definitely wouldn’t like to take him on in a boxing match.”
Jackson’s posted his shocking images to Facebook and they quickly went viral, racking up thousands of likes and shares.
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Despite the best efforts of doctors and nurses who “did everything they could” to save Oliver’s life, the infection overwhelmed his body.
He passed away at the James Paget University Hospital in Norfolk on October 24.
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