The "jumping shrew" is like the Michael Jordan of, uh... still jumping, I guess.

A footrace (or talon-race) between Usain Bolt and a wild turkey might be closer than you think. Wild turkeys can run up to 25 mph, VS Bolt's top speed of 27. If they cheat and fly? They burn him at 55 mph. CRACKED.COM

Source: The Spruce

The elephant shrew, or jumping shrew is a tiny mammal with NBA-ready ups. Only a couple inches in size, they have a 36 leap, meaning they need to be taught to dunk IMMEDIATELY. CRACKED.COM

Source: AfricaFreak

Get the Cracked Daily Newsletter!

We've got your morning reading covered.


Forgot Password?