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If every country had to write a book about elephants. What would they write?

  • America: How to Make Bigger and Better Elephants
  • French: The Sex Lives of Elephants
  • England: Elephants I Have Shot on Safari
  • Wales: The Elephant and its Influence on Welsh Language and Culture
  • Japan: How to Make Smaller and Cheaper Elephants
  • Finland: What Do Elephants Think about Finnish People
  • German: A Short Introduction to Elephants, Volumes 1-12
  • Iceland: Defrosting an Elephant
  • Canada: Elephants: A Federal or State Issue
  • Sweden: How to Reduce Your Taxes with an Elephant
  • Switzerland: The Country Through Which Hannibal Went With His Elephants
  • Israel: The Elephant and the Jewish Problem
  • Denmark: Elephants: 100 Easy Ways of Cooking Them

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