Sentence Examples


  • Elephants from the last-named islands present some variations from those of the mainland, and have been separated under the names of E.
  • They are famous, too, as hunters of big game, attacking even elephants with sword and spear.
  • In this connexion it is of interest to note that, both in the Mediterranean islands and in West Africa, dwarf elephants of the African type are accompanied by pigmy species of hippopotamus, although we have not yet evidence to show that in Africa the two animals occupy actually the same area.
  • By their describers, the dwarf European elephants were regarded as distinct species, under the names of Elephas melitensis, E.
  • If, on the other hand, the dwarf Congo elephant be regarded as a species, then the Maltese and Cyprian elephants may have to be classed as races of Elephas pumilio; or, rather, E.
 

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