List of fictional pachyderms
This list of fictional pachyderms is a subsidiary to the List of fictional ungulates. Characters from various fictional works are organized by medium.
Outside strict biological classification,[a] the term "pachyderm" is commonly used to describe elephants, rhinoceroses, and hippopotamuses; this list also includes extinct mammals such as woolly mammoths, mastodons, etc.
|Babar||Elephant||Jean de Brunhoff||Babar the Elephant||An elephant prince.|
|Ella||Elephant||Carmela D' Amico and Steven D' Amico||Ella the Elephant||A jolly young elephant who wears a big red hat and a blue criss-cross dress.|
|Elmer||Elephant||David McKee||Elmer the Patchwork Elephant||Character of children's story books .|
|Horton||Elephant||Dr. Seuss||Horton Hears a Who!||A fictional character from the books Horton Hatches the Egg and Horton Hears a Who!, both by Dr. Seuss. Horton is a kind, sweet-natured elephant who cares about other animals or people.|
|"Jumbo" (given name)||Asian elephant||Mark Twain||"The Stolen White Elephant"||White elephant's actual name: Hassan Ben Ali Ben Selim Abdallah Mohammed Moist Alhammal Jamsetjejeebhoy Dhuleep Sultan Ebu Bhudpoor|
|Lord Rataxes||Rhinoceros||Jean de Brunhoff||Babar the Elephant||King of Rhinoland|
|Tantor||African elephant||Edgar Rice Burroughs||Tarzan|
|Kabumpo||Elephant||Ruth Thompson||Kabumpo in Oz||Also known as the Elegant Elephant of Pumperdink he was originally a christening gift to the king of Pumperdink, Pompus.|
|Kala Nag||Asian elephant||Rudyard Kipling||The Jungle Book||In "Toomai of the Elephants" (Kala Nag means "Black Snake").|
|Hathi||Asian elephant||Rudyard Kipling||The Jungle Book||Head of the jungle elephant troop; featured in several adventures with the boy, Mowgli.|
|The Elephant Child||Asian elephant||Rudyard Kipling||Just So Stories||In "How the Elephant Got His Trunk"|
|Strorks||Rhinoceros||Rudyard Kipling||Just So Stories||In "How the Rhinoceros Got His Skin"|
|Unnamed||Elephant||Elfrida Vipont||The Elephant and the Bad Baby|||
|Mud (She-Spurns)||African elephant||Barbara Gowdy||The White Bone||An adult fantasy story about African elephants; centered on Mud, a young adopted female.|
|Zenobia||Asian elephant||Henry Cuyler Bunner||"Zenobia's Infidelity"||Short story adapted to Zenobia (1939 film) by Hal Roach Studios|
|Elephant Man||Elephant/humanoid||Teen Titans||Geoff Johns, Tony Daniel||DC Comics supervillain with a thick hide and a bad attitude|
|Snoots||Elephant||Baby Snoots||"Baby Snoots squeaks through with Uptite Mouse in a trunkful of fun." Continued by: Snoots the Forgetful Elephant. Published by Gold Key Comics.|
|Hieronymus (Hip) Flask||Hippopotamus/human hybrid||Elephantmen||Richard Starkings||Created by The MAPPO Corporation; IA advisor.|
|Ebenezer Hide||Elephant/human hybrid||Elephantmen||Richard Starkings||Created by The MAPPO Corporation; IA advisor.|
|Obadiah Horn||Rhinoceros/human hybrid||Elephantmen||Richard Starkings||Created by The MAPPO Corporation; businessman.|
|Pellefant||Elephant||Pellefant||Rune Andréasson||Swedish comic book series; a blue toy elephant comes to life|
|Ganesha||Elephant God||Indian mythology||God with human body, four arms and an elephant's head.|
|Gajendra||Elephant God||Indian mythology||An elephant that was attacked by a crocodile and eventually saved by Vishnu|
|Airavata||Elephant||Indian mythology||The creator of clouds.|
|Barry||Asian Elephant||Zookeeper (film)||An elephant from Franklin Park Zoo|
|Bo-Tat||Asian elephant||Operation Dumbo Drop||Bo-Tat portrayed by Tai (elephant)|
|Kala Nag||Asian elephant||Elephant Boy||Adaptation of Kipling's "Toomai of the Elephants"|
|Lucy||Asian elephant||Hannibal Brooks||Based on the true story of Olga the elephant, rescued from Vienna Zoo in 1944|
|Rosie||Asian elephant||Water for Elephants||Rosie portrayed by Tai (elephant)|
|Vera||Asian elephant||Larger than Life||Vera (also) portrayed by Tai|
|Whispers||African elephant||Whispers: An Elephant's Tale||An adorable baby elephant who searches his way to find his mother and the herd after being separated from poachers. Directed by Derek and Beverley Joubert|
|Bump||Elephant||Bump||A very clumsy elephant with a bandage on his forehead|
|Elephant||Elephant||"The Elephant Show"||In season 1-2 Elephant was male, but later, in season 3-5 Elephant is female.|
|Elephant Car||Elephant||Popee the Performer|||
|George||Hippo||Rainbow||A pink hippo with blue eyes. A puppet character.|
|George||Hippo||George and Martha||Best friends with Martha.|
|Martha||Hippo||George and Martha||Best friends with George.|
|Mr. Snuffleupagus||Woolly mammoth||Sesame Street||Big Bird's once-then imaginary friend. A puppet character.|
|Nelly||Elephant||Nellie the Elephant||1989–90 UK TV cartoon series, based on the 1956 children's song|
|Snorky||Elephant||The Banana Splits||Member of The Banana Splits, an all-animal band. He played the keyboard.|
|Stampy||Elephant||The Simpsons episode "Bart Gets an Elephant"||An elephant won by Bart Simpson in a contest, Stampy was later donated to a wildlife preserve.|
|Clam||Rhinoceros||Camp Lazlo||In the show|
|Raj||Asian elephant||Camp Lazlo||In the show|
|Ellie||Woolly mammoth||Ice Age: The Meltdown||At first thinks she's a possum, until Manny convinced her that she's just like him; a mammoth. Is Peaches' mother and Manny's wife. Is more openhearted to Peaches than Manny is when her only daughter becomes an adolescent.|
|Elmer Elephant||Elephant||Silly Symphonies||Disney cartoon short. (Not to be confused with Elmer the Patchwork Elephant)|
|Elephanchine||Elephant||Fantasia||A ballet dancing elephant who leads other dancing elephants and gets a bubble stuck on her foot.|
|Flavio and Marita||Hippos||Animaniacs||Known as "the Hip Hippos", a wealthy, Spanish hippo couple obsessed with being trendy. Sometimes they have been in dangerous situations, but usually remain unaware of it and rarely suffer harm, mainly due to their large frames.|
|Gloria||Hippo||Madagascar||A hippo, she acts as an older sister to the gang, often putting her foot down when the boys start to lose control.|
|Moto Moto||Hippo||Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa||A muscular hippo who likes Gloria for being huge|
|Hyacinth||Hippo||Fantasia||A ballet dancing hippo who leads other dancing hippos and tries to avoid Ben Ali Gator.|
|Roy the Rhino||Rhinoceros||The Penguins of Madagascar|
|Burt||Asian Elephant||The Penguins of Madagascar|
|Goliath II||Elephant||Goliath II||A very small elephant who has trouble fitting in with the herd|
|Mr. Hornbill||Rhinoceros||My Gym Partner's a Monkey|
|Khan Kluay||Elephant||Khan Kluay (franchise)||Two Thai film features and Thai TV series about a blue elephant.|
|Lotsa Heart Elephant||Elephant||Care Bears||A Care Bear Cousin. He is pink and his tummy symbol is a pink weight with a red heart on it.|
|Lulu||Rhinoceros||Ni Hao, Kai-Lan||A rhinoceros with balloon flying|
|Lumpy||"Heffalump"||Winnie-the-Pooh||(Heffridge Trumpler Brompet "Lumpy" Heffalump, IV). Heffalumps strongly resemble elephants. In: Pooh's Heffalump Movie and Pooh's Heffalump Halloween Movie|
|Mr. Mammoth||Rhinoceros||The Raccoons|
|Manny||Woolly mammoth||Ice Age||A woolly mammoth, shown as one of the main protagonists in all Ice Age films. He can be serious, but is otherwise caring and friendly.|
|Mumfie||Elephant||Magic Adventures of Mumfie||Created by Britt Allcroft; "Mumfie is a special little elephant who believes in goodness and friendship"|
|Peaches||Wooly mammoth||Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs/Ice Age: Continental Drift||Is the only daughter of Manny and Ellie.|
|Ethan||Woolly mammoth||Ice Age: Continental Drift||Another teenage mammoth that Peaches has a crush on.|
|Peter Potamus||Hippo||Peter Potamus||Big, purple, and friendly. Uses his Hippo Hurricane Holler technique to blow away his opponents.|
|Commander Vachir||Rhinoceros, Javan||Kung Fu Panda||A chief of security at Chorh-Gom Prison and the leader of Anvil of Heaven, a one-thousand strong army of elite battle rhinos.|
|Rocksteady||Rhinoceros||Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles||One of Shredder's lackeys. A humanoid rhino.|
|Rambi||Rhinoceros||Donkey Kong Country|
|Big Gray Rhino||Rhinoceros||JumpStart Animal Adventures|||
|CJ||Elephant||CJ's Elephant Antics|
|Ellie||Elephant||Donkey Kong Country 3: Dixie Kong's Double Trouble!|
|Murray||Hippo||Sly Cooper||Murray or "the Murray" is a strong, muscular, but slightly dim-witted and rotund Hippopotamus who serves as both the getaway driver and later team tough guy and fighter for Sly's gang. He met both Sly and Bentley when the three of them were growing up in the same orphanage.|
|Rolo||Elephant||Rolo to the Rescue|
|Taj||Elephant||Diddy Kong Racing||An elephant genie that helps Diddy and the gang throughout their adventure.|
- Nellie the Elephant, a song written in 1956, by Ralph Butler and Peter Hart about a fictional intelligent elephant of the same name.
- Rhino Claus, The most legendary of Rhinos. Stories are told all over the world of the trials Rhino Claus endures to ensure that every young rhino will have a gift on Christmas. He even has been known to pull double duty and assist Santa by pulling his sleigh single handedly
- Sanders, Robert (25 January 2005). "Scientists find missing link between whale and its closest relative, the hippo". Innovations Report. Retrieved 6 September 2014.
- Seuss, Dr. (1968). Horton hatches the egg. Random House. ISBN 978-0-394-80077-6.
- Seuss, Dr. (1982). Horton hears a Who!. 2, reissue, illustrated. Random House. ISBN 978-0-394-80078-3.
- Twain, Mark. The Stolen White Elephant (EBook (No. 3181)) (Project Gutenberg ed.). p. 3.
- Jack Snow, Who's Who in Oz, Chicago, Reilly & Lee, 1954; New York, Peter Bedrick Books, 1988; p. 115.
- Catalog of Copyright Entries. Third Series: 1970: January-June. Copyright Office, Library of Congress. p. 1360.
- "Reading Room Index to the Comic Art Collection". Special Collections Division. Michigan State University Libraries. Retrieved 21 February 2014.
- Baby Snoots at Don Markstein's Toonopedia. Archived from the original on March 6, 2015.
- "Meet the Characters : Mumfie". Mumfie and Me (official website). Retrieved 4 June 2014.