Jo of the Gates wrote:In Any depiction I've seen of A'Tuin the elephants are always facing outward, their hindquarters toward the center. The first time I ever READ Terry Pratchett's description I imagined them trunk-to-tail, as you see in circus parades. If they walk around the turtle's back, that would cause the rotation of the disk. Does Terry ever mention the position of the elephants?
Tonyblack wrote:I do think that Jo has a real point about what, if not the elephants, cause the Disc to rotate. And what sex are the elephants? We know that the scientists on the Disc are keen to know the sex of A'Tuin, but isn't the sex of the elephants important also?
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