Vin Scully and other Dodgers take in the Australian wildlife
MAR 19, 2014 2:00p ET
Los Angeles Dodgers broadcasting legend Vin Scully was handed a koala when he landed in Sydney, Australia.
There is a picture, so need we say more?
The team made the trip Down Under to play a two-game, season-opening series this weekend against the Arizona Diamondbacks in Sydney. The games will be played at 1 a.m. and 7 a.m. PT on Saturday at Sydney Cricket Ground, established in 1848.
Scully's brush with the cute koala is not the first encounter the team has had with Australian wildlife. While we're at it, here's Dodgers pitcher J.P. Howell with a koala, too.
And ace Clayton Kershaw got in on the act, hanging out with kangaroo.
And while catcher Tim Federowicz also came across a kangaroo, the team may not want to share his tweet about it with any of the other animals:
Just had kangaroo for dinner. It was a lot better than I expected!— Tim Federowicz (@FedX19) March 18, 2014
But we have to say, first baseman Adrian Gonzalez's encounter with Australian wildlife trumps all so far: