Animal Bite Forces

Bite Forces of Animals

Notwithstanding the large flow of information given to us by various mediums regarding with the question of Bite Forces of Animals I decided just to own some detective work. This article is written on a topic that a man does not always think about. I wrote it just for fun and for my curiosity, because I  wonder how a man had bite force compared to our cat.

animal bite forces

Mammals

  • A 3 ton Hippopotamus  has more bite force than a male shark. (No figures found unfortunately).


Felines Bite Forces

  • The bite force of a half-grown lion goes up to 420 kg / cm ².
  • The bite force of an adult African lion is 780 Kg / cm ².


Wolves, dogs and family Bite Forces

  • The bite force of an adult Labrador is up to 143 kg.
  • An adult husky 4 years has a bite force of about 700 kg.
  • The bite force of an adult Sheepdog is 130Kg / cm.
  • An adult mastino (dog) has a bite force of about 1000 kg / cm ².
  • A Rhodesian Ridgeback achieves a bite force of 1000 pounds.
  • The bite force of an adult Rottweiler 164 kg.
  • The wild wolf has a bite force between 250Kg /cm ² and 345kg /cm ²
  • A Bouvier gets to 150 Kg / cm ².
  • A Malinois achieves a bite force of 390 kg / cm 2.


Rodents Bite Forces

 

  • The black rat has a bite force of about 500 kg / cm ², which is really phenomenal for such a small creature seen in proportion.
  • A beaver can develop up to 80 kg of bite force, which is twice as much as a human being.


Humans Bite Force

  • A human being with a healthy teeth  measures values ​​from 80 to 110 / cm ², which is more than a labrador (chuckle).


Birds and consorts bite force

  • An adult Hyacinth ARA takes a bite force of 15 kg / cm ².
  • A Macaw achieves up to 500 kg.

 

Fish Bite Forces

  • The bite force of a two-meter long white adult shark has been 3 tons / cm ².


Croc’s Bite Forces

  • The extinct fossil Sarcosuchus  that lived at the time of the dinosaur era was not only huge, but also very powerful and got a bite force about 8000 kg .
  • A South African crocodile today still has a bite force of 1200 kg / cm ².
  • The Australian saltwater crocodile surpasses the bite force of a lion three times, and equals, 1250 Kg, which is almost three times as much as an adult lion.
  • Some giant Crocodiles, pick up a bite force of sixteen tons.


Snakes Bite Forces

  • A dog’s head Boa gets per 180kg per cm ².


Turtles Bite Forces

  • The bite force of an alligator turtle is between 450 and 500 kg / cm ².
  • The bite force of Chelydra Serpentina or also known as the Snapping Turtle gets 500 Kg / cm ².

 

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