Le Grand éléphant -- Robot Elephant!
Adam Rifkin stashed this in Elephants!
Amazing images of Les Machines de l'Île, in Nantes, France.
Le Grand éléphant is entirely mechanical. The head moves, the eyes open and close, the mouth opens, the ears move, the trunk shoots water, and the hole thing walks around the Isle.
Their next project is L'arbre aux Hérons:
It will be a gigantic structure with lots of micro-ecosystems with different types of plants, and machines like the caterpillar (see next picture) and the Héron on top:
Imgur says: "Frodo Its an Oliphant!" ~Samwise
But seriously, a mechanical robot elephant? Yes, please!