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Strydom told BuzzFeed News that her mom’s house is in a “semi-rural” part of Australia.
“We see kangaroos hopping around every day,” she said.
Despite her adorable exterior, Gemma is a pretty watchful guard dog, Strydom said.
“[She] goes crazy if someone she doesn’t know comes to the door or if she can smell or hear another dog walking by the house,” she said.
So when Gemma started barking one night like crazy, Strydom feared an intruder. However, she got a very cute surprise instead.
“When Gemma the dog started barking I thought someone was trying to break in for sure,” she said. “I crept out of bed, heart racing, and gingerly pulled the curtain aside to get a glimpse outside. I did a double take when I spotted the little koala