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*U.S. Secret Service agents rushed to protect Hillary Clinton at a Las Vegas rally Thursday after animal-rights protesters rushed the stage, reports CNN.

The protesters held signs and chanted to protest the treatment of animals, prompting four agents to encircle the Democratic presidential nominee, who never appeared to be in danger.

Democratic presidential nominee former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton waves to supporters after speaking at the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Union Hall on August 4, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Democratic presidential nominee former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton waves to supporters after speaking at the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Union Hall on August 4, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

It’s the first time agents from Clinton’s detail have rushed the stage to protect her. Agents have run up to protect Republican nominee Donald Trump and Clinton’s primary challenger, Bernie Sanders, at rallies earlier in the 2016 race.

Clinton looked to use the moment Thursday as an opportunity to take a jab at Trump, whose sons are avid hunters.

“You keep talking. Apparently people are here to protest Trump because Trump and his kids have killed a lot of animals,” Clinton said, smiling.