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Ho, hum!
I'm grand and tall!
Sharp and dull, I am not small!
Kick my legs, but I won't fall!
Larger than a market stall!
Some see me balance atop ball!
But I prefer the grass and all!
Asia, Africa Central!

What am I?

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You are:

an ELEPHANT

I'm grand and tall!
Sharp and dull, I am not small!

Elephants are among the largest land animals on the planet (grand and tall... not small), with sharp tusks and dull grey skin.

Kick my legs, but I won't fall!
Larger than a market stall!

Elephants are sturdy beasts, unlikely to be toppled by a kick or a push, partly because of their size and bulk (larger than a market stall).

Some see me balance atop ball!
But I prefer the grass and all!
Asia, Africa Central!

Elephants are native to the grasslands of Asia and Africa. When taken into captivity they have historically been popular attractions at circuses (see Disney's Dumbo for starters...), where an audience might see one performing tricks like balancing on a ball. But they're far more majestic when you can see them roaming free in the wild, doing what they do naturally!

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