CNN is reporting on a violent crime committed in Rostov-on-Don, Russia, where minors have allegedly killed kangaroos and seagulls in a zoo.

“Police in the southern Russian city of Rostov-on-Don say three children aged 10 to 12 have admitted killing a 10-month-old kangaroo at the city’s zoo.

The kangaroo and several seagulls were killed over the weekend.

Rostov police spokesman Alexei Polyansky said Thursday that the two boys and a girl admitted the killings. He did not say how the animals were killed, but Russian news reports said they were beaten.” (source)

As an Australian… it feels like those poor things could not be further from home…! I wonder what your average Russian thinks of kangaroos. Apparently not much. (although I guess these kids are far from normal..)