The Pink-Tusked Elephant is an unknown elephant of China (Leizhou Peninsula, Guangdong Province; southeastern Guangxi Province, China.), said to have lived during the T’ang Dynasty (A.D. 618–907). Black skin. Small, pink tusks.Its ivory was as prized as that of Asian elephants elsewhere. An ivory carving of this elephant is housed in Chicago’s Field Museum.

Scientific nameEdit

Elephas maximus rubridens, given by P. E. P. Deraniyagala in 1950.