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A Mini Elephant Cannon
First appearance Donkey Kong Jungle Beat (2004)
Latest appearance New Play Control! Donkey Kong Jungle Beat (2008)
Derived species
Mini Elephant Cannon
Notable members
Turret Tusk
Grave Tusk
Torch Tusk
Double Tusk

Tusks[1] (also known as Elephant Cannons)[2] are a species of robotic, elephant-like creatures encountered in Donkey Kong Jungle Beat. They are made of stone, wood or metal, and possess various weaponry such as cannonballs and lasers.


There are five Tusks to be encountered (as Double Tusk is two Tusks). They are the following:


Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese イウゾウたち[3]
Iu Zō-tachi
Call Elephants


  1. Nintendo UK NEW PLAY CONTROL! Donkey Kong Jungle Beat official webpage
  2. Donkey Kong Jungle Beat internal filename (ObjectData/ElephantCannon.arc)
  3. Donkey Kong Jungle Beat Shogakukan book. Page 10.