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Kangaroos Fight In A Suburban Australian Street

by | 6th, October 2014

THE last time we saw a kangaroo boxing, it was taking on Wooddy Allen in a 1966 episode of Hippodrome, a British variety TV show based on funny animals and circus acts:

 

Boxing kangaroos was ever a good act.

Freddie Mills, Britain's former light heavyweight champion spars with George, the Kangaroo at Ascot in Berkshire in preparation for the opening of the Bertram Mills Circus Christmas season at Olympia, London. Ref #: PA.1158211  Date: 25/11/1962

Freddie Mills, Britain’s former light heavyweight champion spars with George, the Kangaroo at Ascot in Berkshire in preparation for the opening of the Bertram Mills Circus Christmas season at Olympia, London.
Date: 25/11/1962

 

 

It remains a big crowd pleaser Down Under, although human v ‘roo combat is frowned upon, forcing the bouncing pugilists to takes on one another.

The winner gets his own children’s TV show:

 

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