- “First, we need to acknowledge the elephant in the room. Francine... happy birthday.”
- ―Chief Bogo on Francine's birthday
Officer Francine Pennington is a female African elephant who works for the Zootopia Police Department in Zootopia.
Role in the Film
Francine is seen near the beginning of the film when Judy Hopps arrives for her first day as a police officer.
She is first seen watching Officer Andersen arm wrestle Officer Johnson and laughs when Andersen pins Johnson's arm to the table.
She appears nervous when Chief Bogo says they need to address the 'elephant in the room', but sighs in relief when she learns Bogo just wants to wish her a happy birthday.
When Judy informs the ZPD of the missing mammals at the Cliffside Asylum, she and the other officers arrive for a police raid on the asylum.
Near the end of the film, she and the rest of the ZPD come to the Natural History Museum to arrest Assistant Mayor Bellwether.
- Despite Francine's last name being Pennington, Chief Bogo addresses her as "Trunkaby".
Zootopia Movie CLIP - Elephant in the Room (2016) - Disney Animated Movie HD