The Brief: A kangaroo TikTok video is going viral after viewers are shocked by its boxer-like movements, which include throwing jabs and moving back-and-forth like a boxer.
A video of a kangaroo is circulating the internet and viewers are in shock after seeing the animal move like a human. Farm account @farm_and_meadow uploaded video of a kangaroo who was reluctant to leave their stall on TikTok. The video captioned, “This is what I imagine havifn [sic] a toddler is like,” showcases the animal rocking back and forth on its legs while quickly extending its arms, much like a boxer would. At one point, the kangaroo takes the owner’s hand into his paws. The video received over 23.7 million views and 4.5 million likes.
@farm_and_meadowI JUST WANT YOU TO GO OUTSIDE ##kangaroo ##fyp ##fypage ##gdaymate ##zoo ##zookeeper ##zookeeperlife ##angryanimals ##angry ##pissedoff ##critter ##scary
The video then appeared on Twitter after it was shared by user @IvyKungu. The tweet received over 5 million views, 206,000 views, and 45,000 retweets.
Now why’d someone say he looks like he listens to nba youngboy 😭😭😭 pic.twitter.com/zvBYEQIHJ4
— Ivycado 🥑✨ (@IvyKungu) April 8, 2020
Viewers across social media were gripped by the Kangaroo’s movements, saying it looked like a human in a kangaroo suit, a gigantic rabbit, a boxer, and rapper NBA YoungBoy (aka YoungBoy Never Broke Again).
HE LIVE WAS READY TO SQUARE UP https://t.co/HLedZ7nG3r
— MZ🖤 (@MZIVERSTEEN) April 10, 2020
Easter bunny throwing jabs https://t.co/drvzfmQcEi
— Andy Lowther (@alowther16) April 10, 2020
Nah I genuinely thought this was a human dressed up as a kangaroo. I canny get over this?!?! They are Fckn scary bastards https://t.co/IPLPu3pLTL
— caitlincarlaaa ✨✨ (@caitlindenholm) April 10, 2020
As the internet would have it, one Twitter user (@decemberson) reshared the kangaroo video with NBA YoungBoy’s music over it. That video received over 191,000 views, 14,500 likes, and 4,300 retweets.
— 🥶 (@DecemberSon) April 8, 2020
The original video is also growing on Reddit.