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Does an elephant drink through its trunk?

  1. Myn Is Me profile image72
    Myn Is Meposted 5 years ago

    Does an elephant drink through its trunk?


  2. Dragonrain profile image85
    Dragonrainposted 5 years ago

    No, they don't drink through their trunks, but they do use their trunks to help them drink.

    An elephant's trunk is it's nose.  Drinking through their trunks would be similar to if a human tried to drink through their nose.

    But elephants can use their trunks to suck up water.  They suck up and hold the water inside their trunks, then blow the water into their mouths.

  3. clairemy profile image78
    clairemyposted 5 years ago

    No, its sucks the water up into its trunk and then squirts it into its mouth.

  4. nick071438 profile image57
    nick071438posted 5 years ago

    Elephant nostrils can suck up about 10 liters of water into their trunk and blow it into their mouth. That’s how they drink water. Baby elephants suck their mother’s milk directly through their mouth. read more

  5. WhoWhatWhereWhen profile image71
    WhoWhatWhereWhenposted 5 years ago

    No. It draws water into its trunk, and then squirts the water from its trunk into its open mouth.

  6. Vegas Elias profile image29
    Vegas Eliasposted 5 years ago

    Not very sure but I feel an elephant sucks in water in the trunk and then pumps it out into its mouth.