The Elephant s Nose Jonathan Stutzman, Heather Fox The Elephant s Nose Jonathan Stutzman, Heather Fox on FREE shipping on qualifying offers All Monty wanted was some water Little did the thirsty elephant know that his search would change everything Sleepy clouds Why an Elephant s Nose is Called a Trunk Today I Found Out It s not clear who first tagged the elephant s snout with the name trunk, but it seems to have happened sometime in the late th century The first documented instance appears in the work by Richard Hakluyt, Principal Navigations The Elephant With water fils his troonke The Elephant s Child Rudyard Kipling I n the High and Far Off Times the Elephant, O Best Beloved, had no trunk He had only a blackish, bulgy nose, as big as a boot, that he could wriggle about from side to side but he couldn t pick up things with it But there was one Elephant a new Elephant an Elephant s Child who was full of satiable curtiosity, and that means he asked ever so many questions. Elephant Etymology The word elephant is based on the Latin elephas genitive elephantis elephant , which is the Latinised form of the Greek elephas genitive elephantos , probably from a non Indo European language, likely Phoenician It is attested in Mycenaean Greek as e re pa genitive e re pa to in Linear B syllabic script. Nose A nose is a protuberance in vertebrates that houses the nostrils, or nares, which receive and expel air for respiration alongside the mouth.Behind the nose are the olfactory mucosa and the sinuses.Behind the nasal cavity, air next passes through the pharynx, shared with the digestive system, and then into the rest of the respiratory system.In humans, the nose is located centrally on the face The Elephant s Child July Publication history First published in the Ladies Home Journal, April , illustrated by Frank Verbeck.Collected in Just So Stories , illustrated by the author, and followed by the poem I keep six honest serving men The drawing of the Elephant s Child s tug of war with the crocodile above was reproduced on the cover. What If You Had An Animal Nose Sandra Markle, Howard What if you woke up one morning and your nose wasn t yours What If You Had An Animal Nose the next imaginative book in the What If You Had series explores what would happen if you looked in the mirror and saw an animal s nose instead of your own From the elephant s long trunk to a rhino s pointy horn, discover what it would be like if you had these special noses and find out why your nose Elephant s Toothpaste Fun With Catalysts Navigating By Joy Elephant s toothpaste is a wonderful illustration of the power of a catalyst to speed up a reaction It s also very cool, and anything that shows kids how cool science is worth doing, right What You Need % Hydrogen peroxide cup The Hyrax The Elephant s Cousin The Ark In Space The Hyrax may look like a guinea pig to the casual observer but looks can be very deceptive It has even been called the rock rabbit but its family tree is much stranger than you might expect. The Elephant s Foot of the Chernobyl disaster, The Elephant s Foot is a solid mass made of melted nuclear fuel mixed with lots of concrete, sand, and core sealing material that had melted through.