Elephants are majestic, stunning creatures, there’s no doubt about that. They are also incredibly endangered – there’s nothing funny about that. However, there can be a lot of laughs surrounding this largest of the world’s mammals! Impress your fellow elephant lovers with a gem or two from our list of elephant puns.
Best Elephant Puns
1 I just came up with a great elephant pun! Sadly, I don’t think it’s relephant.
2 If you are looking for the very best way to tell an elephant you like it, why not try “Ivory much like you”?
3 Making elephant puns can be pretty tricky. Are you sure you’re up to the tusk?
4 Elephant puns are huge around the world. In fact, it’s a mammoth genre of puns and humour.
5 My elephant friend and I went out on the town. At the end of the night I confiscated his keys, saying “You can’t drive. You’re trunk.”
6 Elephants make great employees. Rumour has it that they’ll work for peanuts.
7 It’s really easy to take an elephant swimming; they’re always wearing their trunks already.
8 Here’s a tip they won’t tell you on the wildlife shows. The best way to stop an elephant from charging is to simply take away his credit card.
9 Have you ever tried arguing with an elephant? It’s tricky, because they already know ivorything.
10 Here’s a great way to stop an argument with an elephant – simply shout “Your opinion is irrelephant!”
11 It’s really hard to get an elephant to do anything on the computer – they’re too scared of the mouse.
12 Elephants are the best things to take on an adventure. You never have to wait for them to pack – their trunks are always ready.
13 There’s an alternative fairy story that you might not have heard of. It features a large grey creature in glass slippers, and it’s called Cinderelephant.
14 Going swimming with an elephant can be embarrassing; they’ll probably get kicked out because their trunks keep falling down.
15 There’s a very popular sports game that you should never play with an elephant, for obvious reasons… It’s called squash.
16 What happens if you cross an elephant with a fish? You get swimming trunks!
17 Have you heard about the thing that is the same size and shape as an elephant but weighs absolutely nothing? It’s an elephant’s shadow.
18 My friend saw an elephant on the motorway the other day. I asked them what it was doing – they answered “About 5 miles an hour.”
19 Have you ever heard a mother elephant telling off her babies? Usually, all she says is “Tusk, tusk.”
20 You can always tell when an elephant is under your bed – your nose will be touching the ceiling.
21 I went out with my elephant friend recently. As the night drew to a close, he told me he was drunk. I asked him how he knew, and he replied “I’m seeing pink people!”
22 Elephants love a brass band. Their favourite instrument is the trumpet.
23 I recently saw something grey, with big ears and a trunk. You’d think it was an elephant, right? Actually it was a mouse on holiday.
24 Elephants are so out of touch. They all just live in ivory towers.
25 I can’t decide what the most impressive thing about elephants is, but ivory much like their tusks.
26 Why did the elephant poachers go home empty handed? They didn’t take big enough saucepans.
27 There are a few methods of cooking and elephant, but one will definitely get you arrested: poaching.
28 Why do elephants only post big letters? Because they only have big stamps.
29 While the rest of the herd cool off, some elephants only like to look at the waterhole. But they don’t wallow in it.
30 Did you hear about the short elephant? Apparently was trunk-ated.
31 There’s a fantastic new Fleetwood Mac cover band out, made up entirely of elephants. Their best album? Tusk, of course.
32 Elephants are never unkind to each other. In fact, their worst insult is “Oh, you Dumbo.”
33 Elephants can suffer illness and disease, but they’re lucky in that they never get Alzheimers.
Don’t let there be an elephant in the room at your next party! Impress all the guests with a list of your new favorite elephant puns. You can also use the humor as a way to bring in the importance of wildlife preservation – or you can just revel in your new found status as “Best Dad Joke Teller”. Although, let’s face it, this is generally not a crown that anyone is desperate to wear!