Rhino crushes female zookeeper, 33, to death and seriously injures another as he tried to scare rampaging beast away | The Sun

A RHINO at a zoo in Austria has attacked and killed a zookeeper, while seriously injuring another.

The fatal attack happened in Salzburg early this morning as the zookeeper was doing "routine work" in the enclosure.

Salzburg Hellbrunn Zoo director Sabine Grebner said: "We do not know exactly how it happened."

The zookeepers were doing daily rounds, in which the rhinos are fed and treated with insect repellant.

Salzburg police said in a statement: "The woman succumbed to her injuries at the scene of the accident."

The female zookeeper was "very experienced and specialised in rhinos."


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A second zookeeper, a 34-year-old man, was rushed to hospital after also being attacked.

The zoo is set to remain closed for the remainder of today.

The reasons behind the unprovoked attack are unknown.

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