To celebrate the Leap Year, we've compiled a gallery of great images of animals jumping. Long Jumpers The African sharp-nosed frog holds the record and can jump 100 times its body length, while jumping spiders can jump 50 times and grasshoppers 20 times their body length. Kangaroos can jump 13.5 metres, impalas 10 metres and snow leopards 15 metres. High Jumpers The cat flea holds the record and can jump 150 times its body height. Froghoppers can jump 115 times their body height and klipspringers 10 times their height. Pumas and dolphins can jump 5 metres, salmon 4.5 metres and springbok 4 metres.
Andy Rouse / Common wildebeest (Connochaetes taurinus) crossing river on migration, Masai Mara, Kenya
Inaki Relanzon,Inaki Relanzon / Male Little bustard (Tetrax tetrax) displaying, Catalonia, Spain, May.
George Sanker / Moose (Alces alces) jumping a fence, Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming, USA, October
Andy Rouse / Verreaux Sifaka (Propithecus verreauxi) jumping ('dancing') across ground, Madagascar
Andy Rouse / Two European Rabbit (Oryctolagus cuniculus) young playing, leaping in air. UK, August.
Roy Mangersnes / Greater kudu (Tragelaphus strepsiceros) jumping over a stream, Okavango Delta, Botswana, November.
Mark MacEwen / Chinook / King salmon (Oncorhynchus tshawytscha) jumping at Brooks River falls, Katmai National Park, Alaska, July.
Stephen Dalton / Common / European tree frog (Hyla arborea) jumping from leaf, controlled conditions
Ben Cranke,Ben Cranke / Gentoo Penguin (Pygoscelis papua) jumping out of the sea, Cuverville Island, Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica. Highly commended in the Single Species Portfolio of the Terre Sauvage Nature Images Awards...
Klein & Hubert / underside view of Tabby kitten (age 2 and a half months) leaping / jumping on to hay bale, France.
Charlie Summers / Juvenile Rocky Mountain Goats (Oreamnos americanus) playing on the top of a rocky outcrop. Rocky Mountain national Park, Colorado, USA
Aflo / ic-04105 Border collie dog leaping for frisbee
Andy Rouse / Impala (Aepyceros melampus) male jumping during rut. Masai Mara, Kenya, Africa.