Aug. 21 (UPI) -- An Australian woman saved the life of a kangaroo found still alive in its dead mother's pouch at the side of a road.
Lauren Wagner said she and friend Sarah Wragge were driving from McLaren Vale, South Australia, to Adelaide when they spotted the mother kangaroo that had apparently been killed in a collision with a car.
The women noticed the animal appeared to be moving so they took a closer look and discovered a joey still alive inside the marsupial's pouch.
The video, recorded by Wragge, shows Wagner carefully removing the joey from the pouch.
The women said they turned the joey over to a wildlife expert to be hand-raised.