This is the delightful moment when a baby elephant “discovers” its trunk and shakes its head in despair.
Funny footage shows the young animal spinning his trunk through the air and swinging it back and forth as it tries to get a grip on the facial feature.
At some point, the boy even tries to step on his trunk – apparently confused about its use.
The adorable footage of the baby elephant twirling his trunk was filmed in Kruger National Park, South Africa
Hilarious footage shows the young animal spinning his trunk through the air and swinging it from side to side
Mario Paul filmed the adorable video in the Pretoriuskop region of South Africa’s famous Kruger National Park.
Hilarious footage shows the elephant looking seriously confused as it stands among his family.
With his ears flapping in the wind, the little animal twirls and swings his trunk before attempting to use it to grab at the nearby grassy verge.
Meanwhile, the surrounding adult elephants seem unimpressed by the baby’s confusion.
An elephant’s trunk is an extension of the upper lip and nose and is used to communicate and handle objects, including food.
The baby appeared confused about the facial feature and is seen swinging it from side to side continuously
With ears flapping in the wind, the animal twirls and swings his trunk before attempting to grab at the grass
The video was filmed by Mario Paul in the Pretoriuskop region of South Africa’s famous Kruger National Park
Watch the video below: