Sentence Examples


  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Sea-elephants and fur-seals were formerly plentiful.
  • Mastodons, like elephants, always have a pair of upper tusks, while the earlier ones likewise have a short pair in the lower jaw, which is prolonged into a snout-like symphysis for their support.
  • In Asia they gave rise to the elephants, while they themselves originated in Africa from ungulates of more normal type.
 

How would you define elephants? Add your definition here.

comments powered by Disqus