Cuejo, a baby kangaroo rescued in remote Western Australia and adopted by a police officer, has won a legion of fans after a video emerged of the joey with his new parent.
Footage, published on the Western Australia Police Facebook page, showed the kangaroo jumping into Constable Scott Mason’s T-shirt and later following him at Cue police station and was widely shared on social media.
“I’d like to thank everyone for their ongoing support. We have decided on a name. This is little Cuejo. He’s four months old approximately,” Mason said in the video.
The joey’s name was picked after Western Australia Police posted a photo last week of Mason holding the kangaroo, asking the public for their suggestions in choosing a name.