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Michigan's Wyatt Shallman Claims He's Adopted A Kangaroo As A Pet

Michigan football players run under the "Go Blue" banner before a home game.

ANN ARBOR, MI - SEPTEMBER 13: Quarterback Devin Gardner #98 of the Michigan Wolverines leads the team onto the field prior to the start of the game against the Miami University Redhawks at Michigan Stadium on September 13, 2014 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. the Wolverines defeated the Redhawks 34-10. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Being a college football player comes with a lot of responsibility, between classes, practice and traveling for games. One Michigan player decided that all of that wasn't enough, and went out and adopted a pet. Not a dog or a cat though - a kangaroo.

Michigan running back Wyatt Shallman posted a photo of his new friend to Instagram Thursday night. It's more likely a wallaby than a kangaroo, but regardless, it's not going to be easy to take care of.

">@J_Wangler16 owning a wallaby in our home. pic.twitter.com/7NkdZ2YVG5

— Shane Morris (@ShaneMorris_7)

My dad instincts are coming out right now and I really don't approve of @J_Wangler16 owning a wallaby in our home. pic.twitter.com/7NkdZ2YVG5

— Shane Morris (@ShaneMorris_7) June 26, 2015

">June 26, 2015

Is this a good idea? Probably not. We're not even sure this is 100% legal. Either way, it'll be interesting to see how long it all lasts.