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Jaguar mauls keeper to death

Zookeepers at the Denver zoo shot and killed a Jaguar named Jorge, after he fatally mauled a zookeeper at the zoo.

Officials, who said that no keeper is allowed to enter an enclosure with a 'big cat', are planning an internal investigation.

The 27-year-old zookeeper was said to be experienced and familiar with the rules of the zoo. However, Jaguars are known to be mean and unpredictable.

The attack happened in an windowed enclosure, and a zoo visitor witnessed the attack. The visitor alerted zoo officals. Zoo officials called emergency officials. The zookeeper died after 90 minutes at the hospital.

When the Jaguar tried to get closer to the emergency officials working on the zookeeper, the animal was shot to death by another zookeeper.

The article can be found here.