Dickerson Park Zoo celebrates World Elephant Day

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. Saturday was a day to celebrate the world's biggest animal.

Kids, parents and grandparents flocked to Dickerson Park Zoo in Springfield for World Elephant Day. Activities included crafts, an elephant watermelon stomp and seminars to discuss the everyday dangers posed to elephants in Africa.

If you'd like to learn more about protecting exotic animals visit the zoo's website Dickersonparkzoo.org.