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An elephant appears aboard the USS Enterprise.

An elephant was a large animal native to the African and Asian continents on Earth. They were noted for their characteristic prehensile trunk. (TOS novel: The Rift)

The ancient human General Hannibal lead a force which included war elephants over the Alps into northern Italy. His forces were defeated but not before taking over two thirds of the Roman territory and forcing Rome to muster every able bodied soldier they had against him. (TOS comic: "No Time Like the Past" and DS9 novel: Antimatter)

Listening to her father, Mike Burnham, tell the story of the girl who made the stars, Michael Burnham imagined elephants along with zebras and lions living "a thousand centuries ago".(ST episode: "The Girl Who Made the Stars")

Kirk captured Trengur while riding on an elephant’s trunk.

When Harry Mudd's wish-fulfilling artifact known as the Nanny brought the USS Enterprise crew to his planet in 2286, the artifact started granting wishes of various crewmembers. Pavel Chekov accidentally wished up an elephant. (TOS comic: "Mudd's Magic!")

In 2293, Hikaru Sulu explained to anyone interested in carving that elephants produced ivory. (TOS novel: The Fearful Summons)

By 2294, James T. Kirk thought of himself as a white elephant. (TOS novel: The Fearful Summons)

An old human joke ended with the line, "We can't kill a whole elephant for just one steak." In 2296, David Rabin paraphrased this line while he and Spock were stranded in the desert of Obsidian, instead referring to a boktarik, a native reptile. (TOS novel: Vulcan's Forge)

In 2369, Captain Edward Jellico's young son sent him a drawing of an elephant, which he showed to Counselor Deanna Troi, shortly after he took temporary command of the USS Enterprise-D. (TNG episode: "Chain of Command")

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