† Charlie (Big Charlie) is a dead Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 1901-01-26 at Great Wallace Brothers, in United States, . Official death reason described as aggressive.
Charlie (Big Charlie) was born wild .
Killed after crushing his handler of 8 years Henry Hoffman at the Ben Wallace winter quarters at Peru Indiana in April 1901.
As I recall, his demise came as the result of drowning Harry Hoffman as he was being watered out of the Mississinewa River at the Wallace Quarters in April of 1901.
"Charlie" was only on the show for a brief period, having been purchased in August of 1899 from the J.H LaPearl Show (along with Ding) and died April 26, 1901 in Peru as the result of poisoning.
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