MAFS star shares moment toddler daughter was attacked by a kangaroo

Married at First Sight star Dan Hunjas has shared the scary moment his daughter was attacked by a kangaroo as a child.

Dan recalled taking his now 18 year old daughter Keeley "on a dad-daughter adventure to a zoo" in Australia, where they came across the "really friendly and sweet" kangaroo.

In an Instagram video, Dan shared an old photo of his daughter being grabbed by the animal and he explained what happened.

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"It was supposed to be a sweet innocent photo of my daughter and a kangaroo at the zoo until I accidentally captured the moment that this Kangaroo chose violence. Thankfully no one was seriously hurt or injured and now we have this funny pic and story to look back on #kangaroo #kangaroofight #zoo #australia #straya," he wrote in the caption.

Dan then added in the video that he had the camera around his neck and leaned back to take a photo of the sweet encounter. "As I hit the button this kangaroo's just gone 'whack!' and latched onto my daughter's face and started shaking her," he explained.

"In that moment I dropped the camera, I launched at this roo and got her off my daughter. Anyway, this thing turned around and started attacking me.

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"So now I'm in the fight with this kangaroo while simultaneously trying to see if my daughter is okay."

Luckily, no one was hurt during the incident, as Dan shared that Keeley "did not have a single mark on her, which is so so so lucky".

Of course, that didn't stop him from panicking in the moment, as he feared the worst. "I expected to see, you know, blood and gashes and eyeballs ripped out. All these things that your imagination takes you to," said the former MAFS star.

"No one was hurt, everyone was fine. We got the cool pic, we got the funny story and we all lived to fight another day. Especially the kangaroo who woke up and chose violence that day!" he added, laughing.

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