The elephant is a symbol of strength, wisdom, energy and good judgment, all the characteristics that a good and moral leader should have. The traditional Feng Shui meaning of the elephant is that it brings lots of good luck to the family. The elephant is said to be a carrier of wish-making jewels, so its symbolic importance in the home, it meets all your requirements. The elephant is also often used as a fertility cure. Elephants were also used as war elephants. The most famous campaign of war elephants in the Mediterranean, the Greek King Pyrrhus of Epirus and the commanders of Carthage (including Hannibal) in their wars against the Romans. In the Mediterranean, developed new tactics that reduced the elephants worth in battle, and it was also harder to find them in the wild. To the east, there were several elephants and the terrain was suitable, so here was the increasing use of guns that finally put an end to the use of elephants in the late 19th century, after which they were exclusively used as working animals.