This was done as a Tourism Promotion for Queensland in Australia, for those that are not sure roo is short for kangaroo. Of course kangaroo’s do not deliver mail, but still it was all done in fun. The part I don’t understand is why they had to use a kangaroo without a pouch? This big red kangaroo has a fake pouch; (it is a male) which you would have guessed when you see them try to put the mail in the pouch. Anyway there has been a big backlash over this, from people that do believe that a kangaroo does deliver mail out in the never, never, others are calling the people that made this, Aussies Bogans, hicks, hillbillies. For something that was made just for laughs, seems others don’t think it is funny. Maybe it’s just the Aussie humour might be a bit different. What do you think?
“He is a she. They put a fake pouch on it. So Jackie is really Jack. And we don’t have Big Western Reds up here, he is from Alice Springs, and lives in a wildlife sanctuary a few kilometres down the road.
“It was not meant to deceive or mislead anyone, it is just a tall tale, some Aussies pulling their leg, having a bit of fun. Read the full story in the Courier Mail.