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How high can an elephant jump?

Campbell, Guy.

How high can an elephant jump?

by Campbell, Guy.

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Published by Barrons Educational Series, Inc. in Hauppauge, NY .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Curiosities and wonders -- Juvenile literature,
  • Children"s questions and answers

  • Edition Notes

    Statementwritten by Guy Campbell ; illustrated by Paul Moran.
    GenreJuvenile literature.
    ContributionsMoran, Paul, ill.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsAG195 .C283 2008
    The Physical Object
    Pagination126 p. :
    Number of Pages126
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23053202M
    ISBN 100764161717
    ISBN 109780764161711
    LC Control Number2008926686
    OCLC/WorldCa301798006

    Can an elephant jump? by How It Works Team 26/02/ As the world’s largest land animal, weighing several tons, elephants are simply too heavy to jump. Their bone structure prevents them from bending their legs enough to push themselves off the ground. Elephants do not have natural predators so they did not need to be able to jump to. Elephants are the largest living terrestrial animals. African bush elephants are the largest species, with males being – cm (10 ft 0 in–11 ft 0 in) tall at the shoulder with a body mass of – t (– short tons) and females standing – cm (8 ft 1 in–8 ft 11 in) tall at the shoulder with a body mass of – t (– short tons).Class: Mammalia.

      Elephants Can’t Jump is designed for both iPhone and iPad. It is available on the App Store for free with in-app purchase options for additional peanuts, bananas, and : Sandy Stachowiak.   10 Of The Best Elephant Bookends to Hold Up Your Books Jesse Doogan Did you know that elephants can’t jump, but they can run 15 miles an hour? They also have that trunk that can reach the high shelves, as well as their aforementioned penchant for stacking and organizing books. If I were to choose an animal to help me keep my Author: Jesse Doogan.

    an elephant cannot jump or even run in the accepted sense since it must keep one foot on the ground at all times. Straight Dope: No, err.. Yes? I say this because it is generally well known that African elephants can jump. In fact the "Elephant Jumping Festival" will be held next month in Nairobi. I need someone who can get to the bottom of this. Rhinos can run at speeds of km/hr and can do a degree spin in a single jump. Follow us on Facebook and Instagram. Other related articles. Bora: Msia’s efforts to save Sumatran rhino thwarted by apathetic parties December 5, ‘So many missed chances to save rhinos.


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How high can an elephant jump? by Campbell, Guy. Download PDF EPUB FB2

How High Can an Elephant Jump. Can you answer these questions. How high can an elephant jump. (a) 6 feet (b) 10 feet (c) They can t jump at all 2. When will the sun stop burning. (a) 1, years (b) 5 million years (c) 5 billion years 3.

Cats are smarter than : $   The average elephant weighs 8, pounds—that’s double the weight of a Ford F pick-up—and, while a truck might get airborne with.

Elephants can jump as high as two fully grown humans. Elephants are the only mammals in the world that can not jump. Although they are the largest land animal, they lack the ability to jump.

Get this from a library. How high can an elephant jump?. [Guy Campbell; Paul Moran] -- A collection of trivia provides answers to such questions as "Do elephants ever forget?", "Do cats always land on their feet?", and "What will happen if all the ice in the world melts?".

Myth. It is true that adult elephants can’t jump. But there are other mammals that can’t either, like sloths, hippos and rhinos. Although, unlike elephants, hippos and rhinos can have all four Author: Helena Williams.

Alas, poor Google, so neglected nowadays The common claim that elephants are the only animals (or only mammals) that can’t jump is untrue because they’re not the only ones. It is true that they can’t jump.

Babies might; adult elephants, never. But elephants don't need to jump, partly because "being big is a defense in and of itself," Hutchinson said. He added that it's difficult to say why elephants don't jump, because scientists can't.

Elephants can't jump, and according to his Father, Mother, and Aunt it has something to do with their knees, and the way they are made, and other things. But Elephant is determined to jump, but no matter what he does he cannot jump.

Finally an incident occurs, that makes Elephant's heart jump for joy, even when his feet never leaves the ground/5. How high can an elephant jump. =: Or parents are people too [Layton, Adrienne] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. How high can an elephant jump.

=: Or parents are people tooAuthor: Adrienne Layton. Can an Elephant Jump. Find out with this fun (acoustic version) song by ELF Learning.

ELF Learning creates learning materials for kids all over the. Ettingham's Elephant lays out the conventional thinking: " because of its great weight, an elephant cannot jump or even run in the accepted sense since it must keep one foot on the ground at. Why Can't Elephants Jump. contains questions and answers submitted by readers of New Scientist magazine.

Each submission is signed with the name and location of the person who wrote in, although there are times when the submission is anonymous/5. Really heavy animals can hardly jump or land without injury, notes Jon Richfield of Somerset West, South Africa.

So, don't jump to conclusions if a large animal chases you over a ditch: "J.H. Williams in his book Elephant Bill relates how a stampeding female rhino jumped a ditch handily, though she went lame in both forefeet soon after.

You asked us, is it true that elephants can't jump. Yes, it's true. Adult elephants just aren't built to jump.

Often weigh or more pounds, they're too heavy to make the leap. Not only do they not jump, elephants never get all four feet off the ground at once - even when charging at full speed.

the elephant does not jump be cause the body weight is so high level. To find out if jumbo can jump and the answer too many other fascinating science questions, buy your copy of Why Can’t Elephants Jump.

now – available in UK book stores and online at Amazon. Obviously Tom Silva, curator of mammals and elephant trainer at the Rio Grande Zoo in Albuquerque, New Mexico, only has experience with Asian elephants when he says, "Elephants cannot jump." I say this because it is generally well known that African elephants can jump.

In fact the "Elephant Jumping Festival" will be held next month in Nairobi. How High Can an Elephant Jump. 作者: Campbell, Guy/ Moran, Paul (ILT) 出版年: 页数: 定价: $ ISBN: 豆瓣评分. If you’ve ever watched high jump competitions or an exciting basketball game, you’ve probably been quite impressed with how high many humans can jump.

Believe it or not, though, there are many other creatures whose jumps will probably impress you even more. Bharal, for example, live in the Himalaya Mountains and jump from cliff to cliff. It is feet high and weighs about 5 tons. 2nd largest: Asian Elephant The answer is the African Elephant The African Bush Elephant is the world's largest land animal.

It can grow to be. S. K. Ettingham’s Elephant lays out the conventional thinking: “ because of its great weight, an elephant cannot jump or even run in the accepted sense since it must keep one foot on the ground at all times.” But an account in J. J. William’s Elephant Bill describes a cow elephant jumping a deep ravine “like a chaser over a brook.”.[Serious] How high can a hedgehog jump?

serious replies only. Close. 0. Posted by 6 years ago. And I can tell you from personal experience that they can jump at least a couple vertical feet from a stationary position (well, onto a normal sized char however high that .vines and hangs them very high up in the air.

The elephant will then jump up in the air in order to reach them and eat them. One has therefore caused the elephant to raise itself up and perform hagbahah on itself. Ritva and Ramban concur with this explanation. (Tosafos is definitely referring to the elephant jumping clear from the ground with.