## 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.

## 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.