The BBC reports that the red kangaroo was rescued as a baby when his mother was struck down in a car accident. He was subsequently raised in the Kangaroo Sanctuary in Alice Springs, Australia. He was 6-foot 7 and weighed 196 pounds.
Roger quickly ascended to alpha status and reportedly had 12 partners. His renown transcended his local community of 50 kangaroos, however, and crossed over into the human world in 2015, when images of him looking absolutely shredded with a crushed metal bucket in his hands went viral.