Can an elephant jump?

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Elephants are the only mammals that cannot jump, every other mammal can. An adult male elephant is referred to as a bull and an adult female is called a cow. A group of elephants is a herd and can send approximately 16 hours a day eating.
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Because they are very heavy and the could weigh up to a ton.
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Elephants do not run that often, because of their big size they rarely do more than walk. When necessary an elephant can 'run' about 12 mph, this is fast considering their size. For
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Elephants cannot jump. It is physiologically impossible for them to do so,
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'coz they is so freakin heavy.
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Elephants do not jump. They are too large to jump. They stomp around in herds and they roll in the mud. If an elephant tried to jump it wouldn't get very high.
It is psychically impossible for an elephant to jump, due to their enormous size and weight. Also, they do not like to have more than one foot off of the ground at one time. You can find more information here: http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2004/12/28/earlyshow/leisure/books/main663454.shtml
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