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Roomarkable leap: from hairless orphan to muscular marsupial


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Roomarkable leap: from hairless orphan to muscular marsupial

Meet the muscular marsupial who crushes metal buckets to boost his bulging biceps.

Roger, a red kangaroo from Australia, has come a long way in the last decade.

He was rescued by The Kangaroo Sanctuary – based in Alice Springs in central Australia – nine years ago.

Back then he was a hairless orphan, but Roger has developed into an intimidating adult kangaroo.

He measures two-metres tall and weighs in at 89 kilograms, according to the sanctuary.

Most kangaroos weigh between 22 and 54 kilograms, says the World Animal Foundation.

The sanctuary says Roger has built his impressive frame by following his favourite workout: crushing metal feed buckets.

Name: RogerSpecies: Macropus rufusCommon name: Red Kangaroo Height: 2m (6'7)Weight: 89kg (200 pounds)Occupation: TV star & fitness iconHobbies: Kickboxing & chasing Brolga (my human mum)

Posted by The Kangaroo Sanctuary Alice Springs on Friday, April 17, 2015

Rogers favourite workout is crushing his metal feed bucket. (-; Better the bucket than me! Ha ha.

Posted by The Kangaroo Sanctuary Alice Springs on Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Guess who I am? This is a photo of me as a tiny, almost hairless orphan joey. I am now almost 9 years old, love cuddling my bunny, crushing metal buckets and am the boss kangaroo of my mob.

Posted by The Kangaroo Sanctuary Alice Springs on Saturday, May 23, 2015

TOP IMAGE CREDIT: Facebook/The Kangaroo Sanctuary

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