Even as an animal lover, I need to point out the negative connotation commonly associated with "elephant" when used in non-zoology context.
white elephant - is usually used on something hard to be rid of, maybe due to cost of maintenance.
2012-04-25 01:26:57 補充：
elephant in the room - is usually used on the big problems that everyone refuse to deal with or even to recognize their existence.
to see "the" (not "an") elephant - usually used on something that is presumed to have over-blown reputation and expected to disappoint.
2012-04-25 01:27:15 補充：
So, my interpretation on this sentence will be:
2012-04-25 10:52:17 補充：
Wow! It must be the elephant attracting so many sponsors who seldom visited YK+English, if at all. Am I seeing the elephant now? No, it was the Dumbo.
Finaly, today, I saw not only the elephant, but also elephant flies.