Kangaroos might seem all carefree and cute as they bounce around, but as this new video shows, they definitely can have a bit of a spooky side.
The clip, posted on YouTube by bicyclist Ben Vezina, shows dozens of kangaroos standing around and staring at him in Hawkstowe Park, near Melbourne.
"I'm going to be honest, I'm a little terrified," Vezina says as he narrates his slow, haunting ride past the roos.
At least, it seems like he made it past them.
"I am Ben, and we certainly aren't kangaroos," the description on the YouTube video reads. "We uploaded this cool video showing the safety of cyclist Ben who is safe and unharmed."
The description also says:
"Kangaroos are nice animals who don't gather like hordes and attack people, they coexist with people and never attack them. This video is proof. More cyclists and pedestrians should come ALONE to Hawkstowe Park."
Yes... come ALONE:
"We promise Ben is safe and we kangaroos don't know how to type, even if there is lots of blood on the phone," the description concludes.
The Hawkstone Park website, which was not written by kangaroos either, says visitors can enjoy a picnic and "maybe the friendly kangaroos will come and visit you."
One wildlife expert says Vezina was never in danger and that the roos in the video showed no signs of aggression -- they're just so used to humans they don't spook easily.
"If people were a rare sight, the kangaroos would move away earlier when they saw someone approaching," Lorraine Jolly, Australian bush manager at Melbourne Zoo, told the Sydney Morning Herald. "However, note that all roos did move off once they felt the cyclist did get too close."
In the video (which, fair warning, contains a bad word), Vezina compares the staring roos to zombies and called the experience "unnerving."
Maybe there's a reason a group of kangaroos is known as a "mob."
Check out the creepy marsupials in the clip above... and watch out for this particular roo:
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