Science Alert: T. rex’s extreme bite crushed dinosaur bones to a pulp

A new study shows how the Tyrannosaurus rex cracked bones with a bite force equivalent to dropping a hippopotamus on its prey. The incredible pressure from its teeth would have shattered bones like a “.45-caliber bullet with a mushroom head,” one paleontologist said.

 
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T. rex’s extreme bite crushed dinosaur bones to a pulp
A new study shows how the Tyrannosaurus rex cracked bones with a bite force equivalent to dropping a hippopotamus on its prey. The incredible pressure from its teeth would have shattered bones like a “.45-caliber bullet with a mushroom head,” one paleontologist said.
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