Suck it

Watch: Elephants suck up food like vacuums

They inhale at 30 times the speed of a sneeze.

Elephants use their impressive trunks for many purposes, including picking up objects, drinking and spraying water, and loudly blowing air to communicate with other animals.

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But on Tuesday, scientists published findings in the Journal of the Royal Society Interface suggesting another fascinating use for elephant trunks — which function almost like vacuum cleaners.

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