30+ Elephant Puns: The Best You've Ever Herd!

Georgia Stone
Jan 24, 2024 By Georgia Stone
Originally Published on Oct 16, 2020
Edited by Isobel Murphy
Fact-checked by Isobel Murphy
Elephants family on the green african savannah in misty light
Age: 0-99
Read time: 3.3 Min

From singing Ellie the Elephant with our kids to watching the classic film Dumbo, all about the most famous elephant in the world, here at Kidadl, we love elephants.

Did you know that a male elephant is called a bull, and that a male African elephant is the world's largest land mammal, measuring up to three meters high and weighing up to six tonnes. If you fancy finding out more about these incredible animals, check out our top elephant facts.

Have a laugh with this brilliant collection of elephant puns, and if you want more laughs have a look at these crocodile puns and these donkey puns.

Elephant Puns

These clever elephant puns are the best thing you'll ear all week!

1. What’s an elephant’s best talent? Multi-tusking!

2. What’s big, grey,  wears a mask and loves to sing? The Ele-phantom of the Opera!

3. Why do bosses like to employ elephants? Because they’ll work for peanuts!

4. How do elephants get ready to go swimming? They put their trunks on!

5. What do you call an elephant that never takes a bath? A smelly-phant!

6. What do you call a light-headed elephant? An ele-faint!

7. Why did the elephant start a stampede? Because he wanted to be herd!

8. What’s an elephant’s favorite sport? Squash!

9. What’s grey, wears glass slippers and ran away from the ball? Cinder-elephant!

10. What's grey, jolly and delivers Christmas presents? Elephanta Claus!

11. What did the grape say when the elephant stomped on it? Nothing, but it let out a little wine!

12. Which animals were last to arrive on the ark? The elephants: they had to pack their trunks!

13. What do you get when you cross a potato with an elephant? Mashed potatoes!

14. What do elephants and giant redwoods have in common? They both have big trunks!

15. What's grey, has a wand and gives money to little elephants? The tusk fairy!

16. What's the world's biggest ant? An elephant!

17. How do you stop an elephant from smelling? Tie a knot in her trunk!

18. What do you get when you cross elephants with fish? Swimming trunks!

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Elephants And Technology

Keep the whole family laughing with these puns about funny elephants and technology.

19. How do you stop an elephant from charging? Take away his credit card!

20. How do elephants communicate? Using the elephone!

21. What do elephants do to relax? Watch elevision!

22. Why don’t elephants work on computers? Because they’re afraid of the mouse!

23. What do you call a flying elephant? A jumbo jet!

24. What do you call a different kind of flying elephant? A propellephant!

25. What do you call an elephant with rotors on her head? An ellie-copter!

26. What do you call an elephant with an aerial on her head? An elephant-enna!

Elephant One Liners

Kids will love these funny elephant pun one liners that are anything but irrelephant!

27. Hunting elephants is illegal - as ivory well know!

28. Did you hear about the elephant who hurt his toe and couldn't walk? He had to call a tow truck!

29. Did you know that an elephant‘s opinion carries a lot of weight!

30. Did you hear about the the student elephant who was typing up her schoolwork on the computer? It was taking a long time because there was so many ele-fonts to choose from!

Elephant Sayings

Talk like an elephant with these hilarious puns.

31. What's an elephants favorite saying? Elephant-astic!

32. What did the Mummy elephant say to the little elephant when he was naughty? Tusk tusk.

33. What did the elephant say to his girlfriend? I love you a ton.

34. What did the elephant say to her sad friend? I'm ear for you.

35. What did the elephant say when he saw his friend fly? Now I've seen ivorything!

36. What do you call an elephant with an opinion that doesn’t matter? Irrelephant!

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Written by Georgia Stone

Bachelor of Arts specializing in French with Film Studies, Bachelor of Arts (Year Abroad) specializing in Literature, History, Language, Media, and Art

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Georgia StoneBachelor of Arts specializing in French with Film Studies, Bachelor of Arts (Year Abroad) specializing in Literature, History, Language, Media, and Art

Georgia is an experienced Content Manager with a degree in French and Film Studies from King's College London and Bachelors degree from Université Paris-Sorbonne. Her passion for exploring the world and experiencing different cultures was sparked during her childhood in Switzerland and her year abroad in Paris. In her spare time, Georgia enjoys using London's excellent travel connections to explore further afield.

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