According to police, an Australian man was killed when a kangaroo.

The kangaroo that attacked him was his pet.

On Monday, a relative discovered the 77-year-old man at his home in Redmond.

The home is around 250 miles (400 kilometers) south of Perth, with terrible injuries.

The kangaroo stopped the paramedics from treating the man when they got to the remote farm.

The marsupial had to be shot by police, and the man passed away there and then.

A police spokeswoman told the reporters that they thought the man had been attacked earlier in the day by a kangaroo.

Although there are around 50 million kangaroos in Australia, attacks are uncommon.

Since 1936, Australia has not reported a fatal one.

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