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While we know much of the great elephant-like creatures known as the [[Mûmakil]], it is not certain whether their lesser cousins that are still known today existed in [[Middle-earth]]. [[Gandalf]] does mention them, so it is possible that they shared the wide burning plains of the [[Harad]] with their giant relatives.<ref>{{HM|H}}</ref>
 
While we know much of the great elephant-like creatures known as the [[Mûmakil]], it is not certain whether their lesser cousins that are still known today existed in [[Middle-earth]]. [[Gandalf]] does mention them, so it is possible that they shared the wide burning plains of the [[Harad]] with their giant relatives.<ref>{{HM|H}}</ref>
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While we know much of the great elephant-like creatures known as the Mûmakil, it is not certain whether their lesser cousins that are still known today existed in Middle-earth. Gandalf does mention them, so it is possible that they shared the wide burning plains of the Harad with their giant relatives.[1]

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Hobbit
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