Updated Nov. 30th, 2022
We’ve got an answer! One of the longer curiosities we’ve had here at ZoCo is, truthfully, a bit odd. I honestly have no idea where it came from but we’ve been curious: how high can an alligator jump?
And we finally have an answer from a reliable source:
Interesting. So, they can lunge (up to ~1/2 their body length), but that doesn’t meet the curiosities requirements. I guess we can put this one to rest. The correct answer is they can’t.
I’m still skeptical…
In case you didn’t know, National Steve Irwin Day goes down every year on November 15th. In honor of Mr. Irwin, we wanted to share one of our longest and most debated curiosities: how high can an alligator (or crocodile, I suppose) jump?
We reached out to the experts to get answers.
Well, nothing (yet). They do have more important things to do than entertain our quirky curiosity. BUT, we’re not giving up!
For now, we’re turning to you for help. We’re currently in our generative phase of research and need your help. We’re curious what others think (we’re sure you’ve thought long and hard about this).
Before you cast your vote, there are some things to keep in mind:
What do you think?