According to UPI, police came to the rescue after the joey was spotted trying to keep its head above water in Burketown. Police said a helicopter flying overhead reported two "very large crocs" swimming nearby. The baby marsupial was plucked out of the water and given a ride back to dry land, where it was seen hopping away.
Police rescued a baby kangaroo from floodwaters behind a residential community in Burketown yesterday. A helicopter pilot flew over at the time and spotted two very large crocs nearby - a timely reminder to stay out of floodwaters as you never know what is lurking beneath pic.twitter.com/cLI3QsrOZV— Queensland Police (@QldPolice) March 13, 2023
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