Jacksonville Zookeeper transported after making contact with rhino during training session

Photo: Jacksonville Zoo

Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens confirmed on Tuesday that one of their zookeepers has been transported by ambulance after making contact with a male Southern white rhino.

They said that the rhino, Archie, and the zookeper made contact during a routine training session. 

The staff member has reportedly been transported by ambulance for medical evaluation. 

Archie was born in 1969 and has been at the zoo in Jacksonville since 1975.

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