Mythology, symbolism, and popular culture have depicted the elephant for more than a millennia. The elephant is also praised for its size, longevity, stamina, mental faculties, cooperative spirit, and loyalty.
Questions to Inspire
Here are some questions to expand your learning of elephants:
How is an elephant like a mammoth? (History of Paleolithic Times and Science)
Why were the Romans so afraid of Hannibal? (He was riding an elephant - Roman History)
Why is the elephant important to Hindus? (Religion & History)
How many tons is an elephant? How many pounds is a ton? (Math)