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Orphaned Kangaroo Hugs Teddy Bear And We Can't Look Away

08/06/2015 04:44 EDT | Updated 08/06/2015 04:59 EDT

This hug between an orphaned kangaroo and his teddy bear is taking over the internet.

Doodlebug, the Eastern Grey Kangaroo (originally mistaken for a Wallaby) first appeared online Tuesday evening when Tim Beshara shared the image his mother, a wildlife-carer, sent it to him.

In an interview with the Dailymail, Beshara explained that his mother cares for injured animals from her home in the Northern Rivers region of New South Wales.

Beshara's mother, Gillian, says the kangaroo became separated from his mother when he was only a few months old and much like a toddler, the animal looked to toys like this teddy for comfort and companionship.

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