The Elephants of Travalanche

In the spirit of our recent post on The Lions of Travalanche, here is a handy grouping together of all the posts we have done on pachyderms, to be shared on World Elephant Day, or Elephant Appreciation Day, or any day you choose.

Of Jumbo, and His Sad Death

Barnum’s Plowing Elephants

Powers Dancing Elephants

Of Topsy, and Her Coney Island Execution

An Op-Ed From When Ringling Retired Their Circus Elephants

Inspired by Elephants:

Billy Rose’s Jumbo

On Several Elephant Shaped Buildings

On Joseph Merrick, The Elephant Man

The movie The Elephant Man (1980)

Susi, The Elephant Skin Girl

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