Nightly News   |  October 11, 2013

Elephant kills Missouri zookeeper

An elephant at the Dickerson Park Zoo in Springfield, Mo., made a sudden move that killed a zookeeper who had been working there for three decades.  NBC’s Brian Williams reports.

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>>> it was a tragedy at a zoo in the midwest today. a veteran zoo keeper , 62 years old, was killed by a 41-year-oldle fa41-year-old elephant he's cared for for years. apparently the elephant made a sudden movement that took the life of the employee.