If you've ever driven down a lonely rural road in Australian bushland, you already know how much of a menace kangaroos can be. (My old car had the dents to prove it.) Usually, the danger comes from them accidentally bounding into the side of your car. But sometimes, it's a goddamn flying karate kick to your windscreen, because kangaroos are jerks. Just watch this terrifying video for proof. Easy, Skip, he's not worth it...
[Work Warning: The video above contains swears. Obviously.]
We're currently running a series on Lifehacker on how to survive animal attacks. So far, we've been focusing primarily on apex predators, but perhaps our national animal deserves a place on the list too.
While roos invariably come off worse in a collision with a moving vehicle, they can completely total your car and cause serious injury to you and other passengers. The video above, uploaded by YouTube channel Meme Archives, is a timely reminder to be cautious on roads near roo populations — and if you see one on the side of the road, fer Christ's sake, slow down!
[Via Meme Archives]