A forest floor that acts as a bouncy trampoline has baffled scientists. This weird phenomenon, which is thought to be natural, lets people to bounce upon a patch of earth, but scientists are struggling to explain why the ground is like this. It was spotted by a pair of hikers close to a river in a forest in St Jerome, Quebec in Canada. Continue reading for the video and more information.

This is what the creator of the video has to say: “The creator of the video told io9 the vegetation around the site is still alive and the earth strong enough to hold ‘many people’. Some experts believe the cause of the springy ground is a build-up of roots, while others think it could be a dense patch of peat moss.


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