These 10 animals have strong bites to help them eat, defend themselves and survive in the wild. To compare, the average adult human’s bite is only 150 pounds per square inch (PSI).
1. SALTWATER CROCODILE
Bite strength: 3,700 pounds per square inch (PSI)
2. AMERICAN ALLIGATOR
Bite strength: 2,125 PSI
Bite strength: 1,800 PSI, strong enough to bite a croc in half.
Bite strength: 1,500 PSI, sufficient to crack a turtle shell.
Bite strength: 1,300 PSI. Strong neck muscles help gorillas chew tough plants.
6. POLAR BEAR
Bite strength: 1,200 PSI
7. SPOTTED HYENA
Bite strength: 1,100 PSI, necessary to crush large bones.
8. BENGAL TIGER
Bite strength: 1,050 PSI
9. GRIZZLY BEAR
Bite strength: 975 PSI, strong enough to crush a bowling ball.
Bite strength: 650 PSI
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