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Karkus was the Gurg of the Giants, first contacted by Hagrid and Maxime in the summer of 1995. He was killed two days later by Golgomath, who tore off Karkus’s head and threw it into the lake (OP20).

Karkus
Gender Male
Dates died 1995
Death
Species / Race Giant
Profession Gurg of the Giants

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Etymology

Karkus' name is a homonym for 'carcass,' a word for a dead body.

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