By Steve Dellar  |  05-02-2018   News
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Social media changed everything for ‘Roo Selfies’ apparently. Following a jump in the number of visitors to Morisset, New South Wales, to see the wild kangaroos in order to get the perfect selfie together with a kangaroo (known as a ‘Roo Selfie’ on social media) the kangaroos have learned that tourists carry carrots, and have gone quite crazy for them. So much so that tourists now end up in hospital complaining of being kicked, scratched and left with serious cuts by the hungry marsupials.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">There are new warnings for tourists looking to get close to a roo at Morisset Psychiatric Hospital. Kangaroos have become addicted to carrots, bananas and potato chips with some of the animals becoming aggressive. <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/Kangaroo?src=hash&amp;ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#Kangaroo</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/7News?src=hash&amp;ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#7News</a> <a href="https://t.co/b9lDPPU14S">pic.twitter.com/b9lDPPU14S</a></p>&mdash; 7 News Sydney (@7NewsSydney) <a href="https://twitter.com/7NewsSydney/status/991573388085743617?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">May 2, 2018</a></blockquote>

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Australian Member of Parliament for the region, Mr. Greg Piper, says the problem is growing every day and there is a need to educate tourists: "While kangaroos are cute, they are also capable of inflicting injury."

"Social media has changed everything. A male kangaroo can disembowel someone. They don't set out to do it, but that's the nature of how they fight: they kick with their big hind legs."

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">THIS is the damage a <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/kangaroo?src=hash&amp;ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#kangaroo</a> can do when it’s got a carrot habit 🥕 Here’s the story: <a href="https://t.co/p61YK386E6">https://t.co/p61YK386E6</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/abcnews?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">@abcnews</a> <a href="https://t.co/4FSLQVxlZK">pic.twitter.com/4FSLQVxlZK</a></p>&mdash; Ben Millington (@bmillington) <a href="https://twitter.com/bmillington/status/991441348128485377?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">May 1, 2018</a></blockquote>

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"The males ones are tall and very powerfully built to the top. They basically look like they work out."

The local government has now issued warning signs to be posted for tourists, telling them in multiple languages that carrots are high in sugar and can cause deadly diseases in the animals.

Source:

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-australia-43971894

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Anonymous No. 24831 1525273074

oh my gosh!! ugh

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