Melbourne, Australia (Web Desk): A hilarious video of a boy being punched in the face by a kangaroo went viral.

The video was filmed by the boy’s mother at a wildlife park in in the Glen Waverley area of Melbourne, Australia when he tries to feed a kangaroo .

It shows the hesitant boy approaching the country’s iconic animal under the supervision of his dad.

The man encourages him: “Walk straight at it, just walk straight at it.”

As he gets closer an emu comes from behind the kangaroo and walks between the animal and the boy .

As it does so it appears to headbutt or graze the kangaroo which then fires a stiff left jab that lands on the oncoming child’s face.

A small scream from someone watching the incident can be heard on the recording before a brief family inquiry into what happened.

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