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Last Updated: Friday May 15 2009 08:14 GMT

Surfer rescues drowning kangaroo

A kangaroo has been saved from drowning by a surfer in Australia.

This mobile phone footage shows the animal getting into trouble after diving into the sea off the country's Gold Coast.

Surfer Neil McCallum spotted the kangaroo struggling and got on his board to help get the creature back to shore.

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