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How Do Baby Elephants Drink Water?

How Do Baby Elephants Drink Water?

It only takes baby elephants a few hours to figure out how to stand and walk, which are vital skills for nursing, but it takes them much longer to discover how to use their trunks. The elephant’s trunk is a multipurpose tool that can take almost a year for a baby elephant to understand. Elephants normally use their trunk to siphon water but baby calves bend down to drink directly from their mouths, which can be a vulnerable position.

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