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It is not clear whether elephants are truly afraid of mice, but they do make an effort to avoid mice if they encounter them.

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fear_of_mice

There is a common Western folk belief that elephants are afraid of mice. The earliest reference to this claim is ...

www.livescience.com/33261-elephants-afraid-of-mice-.html

Jun 1, 2016 ... But the elephant's fear has more to do with the element of surprise than the mouse itself. Theories abound that elephants are afraid of mice ...

www.discovery.com/tv-shows/mythbusters/mythbusters-database/elephants-afraid-mice

Apr 11, 2012 ... The Mythbusters wondered if elephants are afraid of mice. Check out what the Mythbusters learned when they tested whether elephants are ...

wonderopolis.org/wonder/are-elephants-really-afraid-of-mice

Today's Wonder of the Day was inspired by Arden from Booneville , NC. Arden Wonders, “How come elephants are afraid of mice?” Thanks for WONDERing ...

www.snopes.com/critters/wild/elephant.asp

Jun 29, 2007 ... Are elephants afraid of mice? ... Elephants are also more likely to encounter mice in zoos and circuses (where the abundance of grain and hay ...

abcnews.go.com/2020/Stossel/story?id=1954484

May 12, 2006 ... Elephants are afraid of mice. I've heard that one since I was a little kid. So to check it out, we went looking for some elephants. We found them ...

www.pestworld.org/videos/best-of-web/mythbusters-are-elephants-afraid-of-mice

Youtube clip of mythbusters examining whether or not elephants are afraid of mice.

www.bbc.com/earth/story/20150601-the-truth-about-elephants

Jun 1, 2015 ... Here are three stories about elephants: they're scared of mice, they have amazing memories and they have graveyards. One of these is true.

www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-1308415/Elephants-NOT-afraid-mice-terrified-ants.html

Sep 2, 2010 ... Mice are supposed to strike terror into the hearts of elephants - at least if ... The idea that elephants were afraid of mice was used as the central ...