There are precious moments we all adore seeing as children grow up: their first few steps (and corresponding falls), learning how to use silverware – or the before when merely eating is a chore – words and sounds. What else? There are so many. For baby elephants, it’s no different. They have to get the hang of using a nose that drops to their feet, grabbing food and water. Turns out that whole process can be an entertaining adventure, as shown by these wonderful animated pictures.

Who hasn’t blown bubbles in their chocolate milk?

He can pick up food, but not quite let go…