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Col. Hathi: [looking closely at a recruit’s trunk] Tsk, tsk, tsk. A dusty muzzle. [to elephant in question] Soldier, remember, in battle, that trunk can save your life. [taps trunk with cane] Take good care of it, my man.
Elephant #2: Yes, sir!
Col. Hathi: Very good. Carry on. [the next recruit has dirty tusks and is lazily chewing on some vegetation until the Colonel clears his throat in serious annoyance] Let's have a little more spit and polish on those bayonets. [taps tusk with cane]
Elephant #3: Yes, sir!
Col. Hathi: Esprit de corps! That's the way that I earned my commission in the Mahajarah's 5th Pachyderm Brigade. Back in '88, it was-- Or was it?
Winifred: [whispering to another elephant] Here it comes. The "Victoria Cross" bit again.
Col. Hathi: It was then I received the Victoria Cross, for bravery above and beyond the call of duty. [chuckles] Those were the days. Discipline! Discipline was the thing! [leans on his bamboo cane] It builds character and all that sort of thing, you know. [his cane snaps in half as he leans on it] Oh. Uh, where was I? Oh, yes. Inspection. [The next recruit is a rough-looking elephant with bent tusks and a black eye] Well, very good. [The next recruit is an elephant with a goofy-looking grin across his face] Wipe off that silly grin, soldier! This is the army. [The elephant's smile droops into a sad frown, making his tusks droop. The next recruit is focused on a fly buzzing around his face which lands on his trunk] Ahem. [swats the fly with his cane] Eyes front. [Next, the lieutenant, with a mop of hair] Tsk, tsk, tsk. Lieutenant, that haircut is not regulation. [messes the hair up] Rather on the gaudy side, don't you think? [Hathi swipes his cane across, giving the lieutenant a military-style flat-topped haircut] There. That's better. [Hathi looks to the left] And as for you-- [Realizes that he's talking to his son Hathi Jr. and looks down] Oh, there you are. [chuckles] Let's keep those heels together, shall we, son?
Junior: OK, Pop--sir!
Col. Hathi: Yes, that's better. [turns to Mowgli] Well, a new recruit, eh? [chuckles and pokes Mowgli's nose with his cane] I say, what happened to your trunk?
Mowgli: Hey! Stop that!
Col. Hathi: [gasps, sputters] A Man-Cub! [picking up Mowgli with his trunk] Oh, this is treason! Sabotage! I’ll have no Man-Cub in my jungle! [puts him down on ground]
Mowgli: It’s not your jungle!
Bagheera: Hold it. Hold it! I can explain, Hathi.
Col. Hathi: Colonel Hathi, if you please, sir.
Bagheera: Oh, yes, yes. Colonel Hathi. The Man-Cub is with me. I'm taking him back to the Man Village.
Col. Hathi: To stay?
Bagheera: You have the word of Bagheera.
Col. Hathi: Good. And remember that an elephant never forgets. [mumbling, and Mowgli crosses his arms and frowns at him] Heh. I don't know what the army's coming to these days. These young whippersnappers, who do they think they are?

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