Well, why not? Is it because elephants are too large or heavy (after all, they say hippos and rhinos can play hopscotch)? Or is it because their knees face the wrong way? Or do they just wait until no one’s looking? Read this brilliant new compilation to find out.
This is popular science at its most absorbing and enjoyable.
Why Can’t Elephants Jump? : and 113 more science questions answered Book (paperback)
Edited by Mick O’Hare