|Elephants Can’t Jump|
& Other Freaky Scientific Facts
Welcome to a Fun Site about Science!
|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|
|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.
Include your NAME & PERIOD