One who acts in a self-important manner - used mockingly as a jocose term, as if a title of honor, but not usually in the presence of the person to whom referred.
Impressive and amazing to be sure, I don't want to take away from that. But given lack of context, one can make inferences that aren't necessarily valid. According to snopes.com, a debunking site, the elephants are taught to replicate drawings - amazing. Ever since Clever Hans, animals can be trained to do amazing things, but subsequently, people can easily overestimate their cognitive abilities, since we're already predisposed to anthropromophize them. http://www.snopes.com/photos/animals/elephantpainting.asp