From Top to Bottom: 10 Bodyparts to Get an Elephant Tattoo on

This Noble Giant makes for an elegant tattoo, no matter what the style.

tattoodo7 months ago in Tattoo Ideas

Because of its enormous size, the elephant has long been seen as a symbol of strength. Despite being the world's largest land animal and weighing over 5,000 kg, elephants are known as being one of the most peaceful and friendly animals. This combination of power and strength with peace and kindness is a very sought-after quality. 

As the elephant is such a relatable and respected animal, it is no wonder that it is such a popular image to get tattooed. In addition, it's beautiful shape makes for an even more beautiful tattoo, which can be depicted in so many different ways and styles. Whether a tiny tattoo behind the ear or a massive back piece, the elephant always looks stunning on the body. We've found some of the best blackwork elephant tattoos out there for your viewing pleasure. Enjoy!

1. Behind the ear

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Behind the ear elephant tattoo. Artist unknown #elephant #elephanttattoo #cute #behindtheear #oneline #linework
Behind the ear elephant tattoo. Artist unknown #elephant #elephanttattoo #cute #behindtheear #oneline #linework

2. Upper back

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Elephant tattoo by Evgeny Kopanov #elephanttattoo #elephant #blackwork #dotwork #pointilism #linework #mandala
Elephant tattoo by Evgeny Kopanov #elephanttattoo #elephant #blackwork #dotwork #pointilism #linework #mandala

3. Shoulder 

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Elephant tattoo by @pina_tattoo via Instagram #linework #pointillism #realistic #elephant #blackwork
Elephant tattoo by @pina_tattoo via Instagram #linework #pointillism #realistic #elephant #blackwork

4. Side

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Geometric elephant by Milton Reis #elephanttattoo #elephant #geometric #geometry #linework
Geometric elephant by Milton Reis #elephanttattoo #elephant #geometric #geometry #linework

5. Chest

6. Upper arm

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Elephant tattoo by Damián Cue #blackwork #elephant #rose
Elephant tattoo by Damián Cue #blackwork #elephant #rose
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Elephant tattoo by Emjay #elephant #elephanttattoo #pointilism
Elephant tattoo by Emjay #elephant #elephanttattoo #pointilism

7. Finger

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Elephant tattoo via Pinterest: Kirstin French #elephanttattoo #elephant #fingertattoo #realism
Elephant tattoo via Pinterest: Kirstin French #elephanttattoo #elephant #fingertattoo #realism

8. Hip

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Mandala elephant by Johanna @jo_ink94 via Instagram #elephant #mandala #elephanttattoo #blackwork #blckwrk
Mandala elephant by Johanna @jo_ink94 via Instagram #elephant #mandala #elephanttattoo #blackwork #blckwrk

9. Thigh

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Elephant tattoo by @naleak via Instagram #elephant #elephanttattoo #blackwork
Elephant tattoo by @naleak via Instagram #elephant #elephanttattoo #blackwork

10. Foot 

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Cute elephant tattoo by InkSoulTats #elephant #elephanttattoo #blackwork
Cute elephant tattoo by InkSoulTats #elephant #elephanttattoo #blackwork
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Elephant tattoo. Artist unknown #elephant #elephant #elephanttattoo
Elephant tattoo. Artist unknown #elephant #elephant #elephanttattoo