The Elephant trunk has forty thousand muscles divided into 150 000 units.
It can lift 350 kilograms.
Its sense of smell is four times more sensitive than that of a bloodhound.
It can smell water many kilometers away.
Researched and written by the guides at Lake Manze camp, Selous Game Reserve, Tanzania
All photos by Rebecca Phillips at Mdonya Old River camp in Ruaha National Park, Tanzania