Mum films moment son gets punched by a kangaroo

That's got to hurt!

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A young boy trying to feed a massive kangaroo got a stiff left jab in the face for his efforts.

The unfortunate encounter at a wildlife park in Melbourne, Australia, was caught on camera by the child's mother, Tiff, who can be heard laughing in shock and asking if he is OK.

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The 30-second clip begins with timid Dyson plucking up the courage to offer the massive roo some food, Daily Mail Australia reports.

Following the advice of his older brother he takes a confident step towards the marsupial, which is stood next to an emu.

Dyson's brother encourages him to feed the kangaroo

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Dyson was punched in the face for having the audacity to offer the kangaroo food

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But rather than take kindly to Dyson's offering the kangaroo delivers a solid punch to his left cheek.

Dyson's brother, who can be heard encouraging him at the start of the video, says: "Did it get you in the face? Oh s***."

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The kangaroo delivers a stiff jab to the boy's left cheek

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Dyson does appear to see the funny side

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While the whack clearly hurt Dyson, who walks away cradling his face, he does appear to have seen the funny side, which is more than can be said for a young girl who saw the event unfold.

She can be heard screaming 'get away from me' in the background.

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