based on the just so stories
There was a tiny Elephant who had heaps of curiosity every time he asked he got spanked by everybody he knew but still spanks
he wanted to know who/what the crocodile had for dinner then he goes to see cola cola bird to ask who/what the crocodile had for dinner but the cola cola bird did not want to spank his
bottom he told him where to go to find a crocodile
he traveled traveled traveled till he got there and saw one But he did not know it was one of them and nipped his nose and he pulled and pulled and it stretched so so so long and the Elephant got away and he Spank his own family
and thats how the Elephant got his long trunk.