Elephants reveal new trunk tricks

Elephants reveal new trunk tricksCameras have revealed how elephants are able to get a drink of fresh water when faced with a stagnant waterhole.

A BBC team discovered that the tusked giants use their trunks to delicately siphon off clean liquid that has settled at the top of the dirty pool.

The footage shows how the elephants move incredibly slowly to avoid stirring up any sediment.

Source: BBC – read the whole story (contains video).

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