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Baby elephants. They’re the best, aren’t they?

These animals play soccer… they joyfully play with ribbons… and they totally cause us to collectively melt when they learn how to blow bubbles with their trunk.

Case in point: this two-week old calf at the Reid Park Zoo in Tuscon, Arizona. 

Most young elephant suck their trunk just like human babies suck their thumb, often taking at least six months until they can use this body part to eat and drink.

So this kid is way ahead of the game! And way adorable as well!

Baby Elephant Blows Bubbles

On the flip side, nothing is sadder than a baby elephant crying. Nothing.

 

But let’s ignore that for now and focus on these fun viral videos of these great large animals instead: