Shaaks are plump, pachydermal herd animals with enormous rears that jut into the air, who often raised for three times their normal yield of meat.
Likewise one of the elephant parks should be on the agenda - pachyderms being a fairly rare sight in the Highlands of Scotland.
His love for pachyderms developed further when he undertook study on man - elephant conflict.
Guests at the launch were told that the return of elephants to South Africa's eastern shores would be the first step towards reinstating an ancient migration route for a sub-group of Maputaland pachyderms .
So far the red peppers appear to be an easy, cost-effective means of warding off pachyderms without harming them, Osborn says.
In consequence of the great alterations in the skin of the limbs, which are covered with ulcerated tubercles, crusts, and cicatrices, the pachydermic state of skin which gives the limbs the appearance of elephantiasis, and of the lesions of the peripheral nerves which are present at this time, the sense of touch is abolished.
And that doesn't even include Camby's energetically youthful presence on a Knicks team that's old, older, oldest, playing at a pachydermic pace that borders on the geriatric.
Paddling this coast, you're always looking at the rocks: the crevices, the soaring heights, the color and texture, and the shapes - some like pachyderms , others angular and severe.
Apart from sheltering smaller wildlife like rabbits, gaur and jackal, a part of the estate forms an elephant trail which pachyderms from the Bannerghatta range frequent.
It also can be a focal point, as with the smooth and gray pachydermic monoliths of the European Beech, in the garden the year round.