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Chris Barnes has a large and unusual family. The Australian is `mum' to nearly 30 kangaroos that he cares for around the clock. That seems to explain his nickname, Brolga, which is an aboriginal word for stork. Brolga spends his days rescuing and raising orphaned joeys, some of which are so tiny and fragile that they require constant care. Brolga provides the marsupials with everything they need -- including food, love and even a makeshift pouch. He spends months preparing the animals so they can eventually be released into their natural habitat and live a more normal life.

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aired 593 days ago
Chris Barnes has a large and unusual family. The Australian is `mum' to nearly 30 kangaroos that he cares for around the clock. That seems to explain his nickname, Brolga, which is an aboriginal word for stork. Brolga spends his days rescuing and raising orphaned joeys, some of which are so tiny and fragile that they require constant care. Brolga provides the marsupials with everything they need -- including food, love and even a makeshift pouch. He spends months preparing the animals so they can eventually be released into their natural habitat and live a more normal life.
aired 518 days ago
Chris Barnes has a large and unusual family. The Australian is `mum' to nearly 30 kangaroos that he cares for around the clock. That seems to explain his nickname, Brolga, which is an aboriginal word for stork. Brolga spends his days rescuing and raising orphaned joeys, some of which are so tiny and fragile that they require constant care. Brolga provides the marsupials with everything they need -- including food, love and even a makeshift pouch. He spends months preparing the animals so they can eventually be released into their natural habitat and live a more normal life.
aired 399 days ago
Chris Barnes has a large and unusual family. The Australian is `mum' to nearly 30 kangaroos that he cares for around the clock. That seems to explain his nickname, Brolga, which is an aboriginal word for stork. Brolga spends his days rescuing and raising orphaned joeys, some of which are so tiny and fragile that they require constant care. Brolga provides the marsupials with everything they need -- including food, love and even a makeshift pouch. He spends months preparing the animals so they can eventually be released into their natural habitat and live a more normal life.
aired 359 days ago
Chris Barnes has a large and unusual family. The Australian is `mum' to nearly 30 kangaroos that he cares for around the clock. That seems to explain his nickname, Brolga, which is an aboriginal word for stork. Brolga spends his days rescuing and raising orphaned joeys, some of which are so tiny and fragile that they require constant care. Brolga provides the marsupials with everything they need -- including food, love and even a makeshift pouch. He spends months preparing the animals so they can eventually be released into their natural habitat and live a more normal life.
aired 110 days ago
Brolga takes care of a new bunch of animals.
aired 331 days ago
Brolga is forced to put his plans on hold after a clash with an alpha male kangaroo.
aired 331 days ago
Brolga moves in with his girlfriend, and after months of caring, the orphans are ready to move on.
aired 359 days ago
Brolga builds a home for Rocky the wallaby; Ruby has a dinnertime drama.
aired 359 days ago
One of the kangaroos has a baby, and Rex and Ruby hop into the backyard for the first time.
aired 359 days ago
Brolga toilet trains kangaroo orphans Rex and Ruby, introduces Elvis and Lick Lick, and takes part in a radio interview to raise awareness for his work.
aired 331 days ago
Brolga introduces Rex and Ruby, the new additions to his kangaroo family, and Joey, once a helpless orphan but now the mob boss.

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