Future Tense

Don’t Fly Your Drone Too Close to a Kangaroo

There’s definitely something satisfying about watching a bird take down a quadcopter that’s bothering it. It’s similar to the feeling of watching Dikembe Mutombo block a shot, as Geico rightly pointed out last year. So what happens when kangaroos get added to the mix? Hilarious things.

News network Newzulu posted this video of a drone taking footage of kangaroos and then encountering one up close. Too close. For me, knowing what was coming made it even better when I saw the kangaroo take decisive action against the quadcopter. This is exactly the type of situation that led to United States national parks banning drones in June. It turns out lots of animals know how to pull a Kanye