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Kangaroo joeys spend most of their time comfortably nestled in their mother’s pouch. But Crystal the kangaroo was separated from her mother in a tragic twist of fate. Luckily, she was found by The Kangaroo Sanctuary at Alice Springs, an organization that specializes in rescuing and rehabilitating orphaned kangaroos.

Like human babies, joeys are reliant on their moms for care and protection.  Sadly, humans don’t have cute little pouches for keeping orphaned animals safe and warm (wouldn’t that be awesome). But working with animals teaches people how to find creative solutions to unusual problems! Whenever baby crystal wants to snatch a quick nap, her foster dad Brolga wraps her up in a nice cloth pouch. The sack makes her feel safe and protected, and we get to see her do an adorable tumble!

To learn more about this sanctuary, check out their Facebook page. If you’re looking for some more kangaroo fun, check out this post.



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11 comments on “Rescued Baby Kangaroo Doesn’t Have a Mom, So Her Human Caretaker Made Her a Special Pouch to Nap in! (VIDEO)”

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Ana Lopez
9 Months Ago


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Sajid Hussain
9 Months Ago

Some human so true love and kindness


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Sajid Hussain
9 Months Ago

Some human so true love and kindness


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Valerie Phillips
9 Months Ago

Hazel Willis!!!!!


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Hazel Willis
26 Feb 2016

Omg we should sew all the pouches then go find orphans for them!

Valerie Phillips
26 Feb 2016

yeeeeeesssss!!!!!

Valerie Phillips
26 Feb 2016

yeeeeeesssss!!!!!

Marion Donnelly
9 Months Ago

That is so sweet.


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Siobhan AE
9 Months Ago

The incredibly awesome Brolga is also on Facebook https://m.facebook.com/profile.php?id=436255526443171


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Sylvia Stefanelli
9 Months Ago

Aaaawh adorable little thing


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Drilona Gjokaj
27 Feb 2016

You just want to hug it tightly because of the cuteness



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