Baby Elephants Actually Suckle Their Itty Bitty Trunks

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Just when we thought elephants couldn't get more adorable ...

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... we found out that baby elephants suck their trunks just like human babies suck their thumbs.

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In the absence of a mom, baby elephants seek comfort ... and find the perfect substitute.

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Humans share so much with the animal kingdom.

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Learn how you can help orphaned baby elephants with the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust.