Shockingly, it's actually legal for residents of upstate New York to keep marsupials as pets, but the owner assured authorities that he and kangaroo were just on the Island "visiting friends." Wait, did they have to take the ferry over? What kind of friends do kangaroos have? So many questions!
In any case, we can't help to ask ourselves why anyone would want a wild and potentially dangerous Australian animal in their living rooms in the first, which leads us to blame Mel Gibson for bringing the practice into style in the early 80s.
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Jeremy Glass is a writer for Thrillist and plans to visit Australia when technology allows the trip to be shorter than 40 hours.