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AN elderly man who kept a wild kangaroo as a pet has died after the beast savaged him at his Western Australia home.
The 77-year-old man was discovered by a family member after being attacked by the murderous marsupial.
Emergency services rushed to the pensioners home in Albany, Australia, but the furious kangaroo prevented paramedics from entering the property.
Unable to make it into the home, paramedics were forced to call police to the residence.
The kangaroo was shot dead at the scene by police as authorities believed the angry marsupial was posing a threat to the emergency responders.
Police believe the man was keeping the wild kangaroo as a pet before the beast killed him in the grisly attack.
A WA police spokesperson said on Monday: “The kangaroo was posing an ongoing threat to emergency responders and the attending officers were required to euthanize the kangaroo by firearm