How to Sign “Elephant” in Sign Language

Elephants play a crucial role in their ecosystems as ecosystem engineers, shaping their habitats by uprooting trees, creating water holes, and dispersing seeds through their dung, which promotes biodiversity and helps maintain the balance of their environments. Learn how to sign these majestic creatures!

Signing “Elephant”

  1. Hand shape: Extend your dominant hand into a flattened '4' shape, resembling an elephant's trunk.
  2. Hand location: Place your hand near your nose, as if mimicking the trunk of an elephant.
  3. Movement: Move your hand forward and slightly upward, imitating the swinging motion of an elephant's trunk.
  4. Facial expression: Wear a soft, awe-inspired expression, reflecting the wonder inspired by these gentle giants.

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