Wikipedia:Wikifun/Round 11/Answers/Question 1

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Topsy the Elephant was an attraction at Luna Park, but was abused and killed three people. She was killed by being fed a poisoned carrot, and the electrocuted in front of 1500 spectators by Thomas Edison, as a demonstration that AC was much more dangerous than the DC that Edison preferred. (Google for "new york 1903 memorial 2003 killed" lead to [1]). -- ALoan (Talk) 10:37, 8 December 2005 (UTC)

  • Topsy the Elephant is indeed the right answer. Dmn 10:44, 8 December 2005 (UTC)