The Most Hilarious Elephant Puns

We love elephants here at LaffGaff, and so in tribute to these magnificent beasts here’s a selection of our favorite elephant puns and jokes. You’d have to be a real Dumbo to miss out on them – they’re unforgettable. So enjoy!

A collection of the greatest elephant puns

26 Funny Elephant Puns & Jokes

Anything unrelated to elephants is irrelephant.

I had a job circumcising elephants.

The base salary wasn’t great, but the tips were huge.

Looking after more than one elephant at a time requires the ability to multi-tusk.

An elephant‘s opinion carries a lot of weight.

What’s big and grey and wears a mask?

The elephant-om of the opera.

Hunting elephants is illegal as ivory well know.

Hannibal crossed the Alps because it was safer than crossing the elephants.

Elephants will toil all day, and they work for peanuts.

What’s grey, beautiful and wears glass slippers?


It’s OK to watch an elephant bathe as they usually have their trunks on.

What do you call a flying elephant?

A jumbo jet.

Who do elephants get their Christmas presents from?

Elephanta Claus.

What do you call an elephant that never washes?

A smelly-phant.

What did the grape say when the elephant stood on it?

Nothing, it just let out a little wine.

What animals were last to leave the ark?

The elephants as they had to pack their trunks.

What do you call an elephant with rotors?

A Nellie-copter.

Why did the elephant ask to borrow a suitcase?

Because he only had a little trunk.

An elephant was drinking out of the river one day when he spotted a turtle lying fast asleep on a log.

The elephant walked over and kicked the unsuspecting turtle clear across the river.

A passing giraffe who happened to see this happen asked the elephant, “Why did you do that?”

The elephant replied, “Because I recognized it as the same turtle that bit my trunk 38 years ago.”

The giraffe said, “Wow, what a memory you’ve got!”

“Yes,” said the elephant, proudly. “Turtle recall.”

I bought an elephant for my friend’s room.

They said “Thanks.”

I said “Don’t mention it.”

What do you get when you cross an elephant with a rhinoceros?

Eleph-ino! (Sounds like “Hell if I know!”)

What do you call a light-headed elephant?

An ele-faint.

What do elephants do at night?

Watch ‘elevision.

What do you get when you cross two fish with two elephants?

A pair of swimming trunks.

What’s an elephant’s favorite musical?

The Elephant-om of the Opera.

What do you call an elephant with an aerial on his head?

An elephant-enna.

What’s the opposite of an elephant?

An eleph-antonym.

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