Well, it jumped out in front of my car Your Honour!
Macropicide is the killing of kangaroos. From the Greek 'macropus' (big foot, kangaroo).
Do not mention this to Americans. It upsets them, and they would like harsher penalties for macropicide. It's good to see our very own Bigfoot attracts international solidarity!
FRAZZLED BY FINE POINTS OF ENGLISH?
PETER THE PROOFER WILL SAVE YOU!