And lastly, this picture sums up everything you need to know about how crazy Australia really is. Yes, I know that the image itself specifically says that this doesn’t happen, but you know what? That sounds somewhat defensive to me, and mighty suspicious. Until proven otherwise, I’m going to continue assuming that people do in fact ride kangaroos right past the Sydney Opera House–it’s been working well for me so far.
A father holds his premature baby boy against his chest. Tubes supplying oxygen and milk are taped to the babys nose. This skin-to-skin contact is known as kangaroo care. The babys breathing, temperature and heart rate become more stable when an adult holds them in this way.