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Risky Business? Measuring Alligator Bite Force

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January 25, 2012
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Summary:
Scientists in Gosford near Sydney have taken the bull by the horns - or in this case, the alligator by the snout - in an effort to learn about the bite force and probable dining habits of prehistoric animals.


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