Watch: Teen's footage of boxing kangaroos goes viral

Only in Australia, On the way home from the pub. Skip to 3:30 they run into dads work car and keep going haha Brett Turner

Posted by Quinton Turner on Sunday, 27 September 2015

Update 9am:

QUINTON Turner's six minute video of two 'roos boxing on Blackmans Gap Rd has now had more than one million views.


KANGAROOS "beating the s-t out of each other" on Blackmans Gap Rd near Miriam Vale on Sunday night has made 18-year-old Quinton Turner instantly popular after he filmed the fight and put it online.

Mr Turner's video has had more than 550,000 views on Facebook in three days and he has been getting friend requests from people in China, Russia, America, England and Germany.

He was on his way home from the Miriam Vale Pub when he and his father Brett had to stop because the two kangaroos were fighting on the road.

"I had never seen it before and my father had never seen them fight for so long," he said.

The film goes for more than six minutes but the two were watching the fight for "well over 15 minutes, we got tired of it and drove home".

The video with more then 15,000 shares had 200 views on Sunday night, less than 10,000 on Monday night and 150,000 Tuesday night.

"When I woke up this morning it was up to 450,000," Mr Turner said.

"It could be up another 400,000 tomorrow morning."

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