Elephants Can't Jump
 & Other Freaky Scientific Facts

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Did you know that elephants can't jump even though they have the same number of bones in their feet as other mammals?

The bones in an elephant's foot are more closely packed together than other mammals so they do not have the flexibility or spring mechanisms that would enable them to jump.

How many bones are in an elephant's trunk?

The elephant's trunk has numerous muscles but NO BONE.

 

What is a baby oyster called?

They are called spats!

Three fruits are native to North America.

Cranberries, Concord grapes, and blueberries!

What was the name of the captain and the ship on which Darwin made his famous voyage?

Captain Fitzroy on the H.M.S. Beagle

Carolus Linnaeus

A Swedish botanist, naturalist, physician and zoologist --- Who am I?

Carolus Linnaeus

Protozoan can move by cilia, flagella, or pseudopodia.
 Give an example of a protist that moves by each of these means.


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