Meet 'Roger' the kangaroo who likes to chase his human keepers and crush metal

At 2 metres tall and weighing 89 kilograms Roger is one mammoth marsupial

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Two weeks ago, the neighbourhood of North Lakes in Brisbane was terrified by a giant kangaroo named “Dave”.

'Roger' the kangaroo's favorite pastime is crushing his metal feeding buckets (credit: Kangaroo Sanctuary/ Facebook)

Weighing in at 95kg this monstrous marsupial immediately drew parallels with bodybuilders for the size of his biceps.

Now, though, a contender may be looking to steal Dave’s top spot.

Found in the Kangaroo sanctuary in Alice Springs, “Roger” stands at 2m tall and, although he is only 89kg, likes to spend his time crushing his metal feeding buckets.

In a video online Roger chases Mr Barnes, who is over 7ft tall himself, and steals his hat. He then approaches the camera to flex his muscles.

'Roger' was found as a baby and has been at the sactuary since (credit: Kangaroo Santuary/ Facebook)

Roger is particularly good at striking the muscle man pose at the sanctuary which was founded by Mr Barnes and has been living there since he was rescued as a joey. He is now nine-years-old.

According to Mr Barnes, “[Roger] will attack anyone or anything that gets too close to him or his women,” showing off the marsupial’s jealous streak.