SPAIN: Spanish zoo keeper was killed by An Elephant with one strike from trunk


A zoo worker in Spain died, when an Elephant hit him with her trunk.

Joaquin Gutlerrez Arnaiz, aged 44 was hit by a 4.4 ton female Africa Elephant in Cabarceno Natural park, in Cantabria, Northern Spain, on Wednesday.

At the time of the accident, staff were cleaning the elephants compound.

The keeper was in the outdoor patio area, washing down the surfaces and monitoring how the animal’s foot was healing. the Elephants was with her calf at the time.