Pets & Animals

Orphaned baby kangaroo hops into police officer's shirt — a perfect pouch substitute

An orphaned joey has found a loving, warm place to snuggle up — and while it may not be a real kangaroo pouch, it's pretty close.

Video posted on Facebook by the Western Australia Police shows the little guy hopping his way into a police officer's T-shirt. Luckily, this man doesn't seem to mind one bit; in fact, he welcomes the joey with a smile and appears amused.

RELATED: This baby and her new rescue dog have something in common (besides adorableness)

The baby kangaroo's mother was reportedly hit and killed by a truck. On Wednesday morning, at just 4 months old, it was found by cops in Cue, a small town northeast of Perth.

Constable Scott Mason explained to Perth Now that he's just become a father himself.

"Because it needs to be fed every three hours, it's going to be my little child basically, as my wife's in Perth with our newborn," Mason toldthe paper.

RELATED: Goofy new Internet meme asks, 'Is this a Chihuahua or muffin?'

We're glad this little guy has so many kindhearted people looking after him.

0:00
 
0:00
Your video begins in
0:00
TOP