Deputy and kangaroo become unexpected and instant friends

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You may have seen this picture going viral on social media, and now we're learning the story behind it. (KABC)

It's not everyday you see a deputy cradling a kangaroo.

In a photo posted on Twitter, Los Angeles County Sheriff's Deputy Montesdeosca is posing with "Boomer," an acting kangaroo.

The Lancaster Sheriff's Office said the deputy works the school beat in Lancaster.

A teacher, whose family member works in the film industry, brought "Boomer" to Antelope Valley High School so he can get comfortable around people.

The deputy saw "Boomer," and they just bonded.

You'll want to be on the lookout for the furry animal because he might appear in movies and be famous soon!

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