Charlie Ed
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
San Francisco Zoo in United States

dead elephant ☨ ♂ Charlie Ed  dead elephant
Charlie Ed being shot
Charlie Ed being shot

Identification

SSP nrT2031

Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 27 years old

People killed:1
Origin
Born:* 1910 wild
Birth place:
Death
Dead: 1937-06-19
Death reason: euthanised: shot, agressive
Locations - owners
Present / last location:San Francisco Zoo, in United States

Date of arrival

1936-03-16San Francisco Zoo
from Baldwin Park

1934-00-00Baldwin Park
from Al G. Barnes Circus

1934-00-00Al G. Barnes Circus
from Hagenbeck-Wallace Circus

1931-00-00Hagenbeck-Wallace Circus
from Sells-Floto Circus

1922-00-00Sells-Floto Circus
from Port of Hamburg

Port of Hamburg
from Carl Hagenbecks Tierpark (Stellingen)

Carl Hagenbecks Tierpark (Stellingen)
from Port of Hamburg

Port of Hamburg
from Firma Carl Hagenbeck

Record history
History of updates2010-09-29: mankiller
2013-04-18: text

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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Biography

† Charlie Ed is a dead Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 1937-06-19 at San Francisco Zoo, in United States, . Official death reason described as shot, agressive.

Origin


The North American Regional Studbook lists this elephant with a Temporary Studbook Number, lacking "supporting documentation to validate their identity."

Charlie Ed was born wild 1910.


Comments / pictures

Records about Charlie Ed from Bob Cline

CHARLEY-ED 1922 - arrives in the US from Hagenbeck Zoo in Germany
Male Asian 1922 to 1930 - Sells-Floto Circus
1931 to 1934 - Hagenbeck-Wallace Circus
1934 - starred in a movie " Clive of India"
1934 to 1935 - remained in Barnes Quarters
1936 - given to FleishbacKer Zoo
Killed Edward Brown June 16, 1936
Died - June 18, 1938 ( execution by gunshot )

Bob Cline, author of the book "Americas elephants".

Records about Charlie Ed from William "Buckles" Woodcocks Blog at http://www.bucklesw.blogspot.com/
Charlie Ed" was named after Charles Edward "Chad" Ballard, son of Ed Ballard one of the co-owners of the American Circus Corporation
Williams Buckles Woodcock

William "Buckles" Woodcock


1934: starred in a movie " Clive of India"

1937: Killed elephant keeper Ed Brown In San Fransisco Zoo

Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). Charlie Ed, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at San Francisco Zoo in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 9 August 2022 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=2297. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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