Although Lake Victoria Department of Primary Industries officer Peter Teasdale may have been checking for wild dogs in southwest NSW, what really caught his attention was a two metre ‘roo.
While checking cameras that monitor wild dog activity he saw the large kangaroo and while many of us may have been a little apprehensive, Mr Teasdale said he wasn’t scared.
“I wasn't scared at any stage. He was just putting on a display to let me know he was the ‘boss’ around there,” he said.
“I always feel privileged when I get to see such a magnificent specimen of any species.”
Mr Teasdale said he has seen a few kangaroos of similar size, however the one in question was a fine example of an “old man roo”.
“He seemed quite confident (and why wouldn't he be). I just went about my business and didn't do anything to challenge his authority,” he said.
Last year the Western Magazine was lucky enough to see a very big steer!
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