a heavy plant-eating mammal with a prehensile trunk, long curved ivory tusks, and large ears, native to Africa and southern Asia. It is the largest living land animal.
The sale of new ivory was banned in 1989 to curb the slaughter of elephants in Africa.
a size of paper, now standardized at 28 × 23 inches (approximately 711 × 584 mm).
Further, if we recall the great size of a typical elephant , the figure of Coryate is out of scale, much too large.