What Animal Has the Strongest Bite Force in the World?

What Animal Has the Strongest Bite Force in the World?

What Animal Has the Strongest Bite Force in the World?

The animal with the strongest bite force of any living animal today is the saltwater crocodile. This crocodile has a bite force of 3,700 pounds per square inch.

Other animals in the running for the strongest bite force award are the American alligator with a bite force of 2,125 psi, the jaguar at 2,000 psi and the hippopotamus with a bite force of 1821 psi.

To put these numbers in perspective, humans have a bite force of around 120 psi and large domestic dogs come in at around 320 psi. Grizzly bears have a bite force of around 1,200 psi, and the gorilla comes in at around 1,300 pounds per square inch.