Kangaroo punches young boy in face Glen Waverley Melbourne

This is the moment a kangaroo punches a young boy in the face after he got too close to the animal at an Australian zoo.

Dyson was at a wild life park at Glen Waverley in Melbourne with his family when his mother Tiff caught the bizarre moment on camera.

In the footage, which was posted online last week, Dyson can be seen standing less than a metre away from an emu and massive kangaroo. 

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This is the moment a kangaroo punches a young boy in the face after he got too close to the animal at an Australian zoo

This is the moment a kangaroo punches a young boy in the face after he got too close to the animal at an Australian zoo

Hesitant to feed the animals, Dyson takes advice from his older brother who urges him to 'walk straight at it'.

When he takes a step forward, the roo fires

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