Footage shows an adorable orphaned kangaroo joey being very affectionate with her handler.
The little orphaned joey Indi is cared for by Chris ‘Brolga’ Barns at The Kangaroo Sanctuary in Alice Springs, central Australia.
Indi, who was rescued in June, can be seen grabbing hold of Mr Barns’ arms and hugging him.
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Daddy’s little joey: The little orphaned kangaroo Indi getting hugs from Chris ‘Brogla’ Barns
Mr Barns runs the Kangaroo Sanctuary in Alice Springs, central Australia, where he takes care of orphaned kangaroos like Indi (pictured giving him hugs)
Mr Barns is also known as ‘Kangaroo Dundee’ because of his work rescuing injured and orphaned kangaroos.
He was working as a tour guide in the Northern Territory and realised there was a need for a place to take care of orphaned and injured kangaroos.
The Kangaroo Dundee established the 36-hectare Kangaroo Sanctuary in Alice Springs in 2005 where he rescues orphaned kangaroos, often acting as their surrogate mother.
His work has also been subject of a hit BBC documentary series ‘Kangaroo Dundee’, capturing the day-to day-happenings at the sanctuary.
Mr Barns was also nominated for Australian of the Year in 2014.
Chris ‘Brolga’ Barns is also the star of the documentary series ‘Kangaroo Dundee’, capturing day-to-day happenings at The Kangaroo Sanctuary