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Extinct Piranha Bite Force
2012-12-21 19:16:09

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online In an attempt to calculate the bite force of the extinct Megapiranha, an international team of marine biologists have said the modern-day black piranha, along with its extinct counterpart, have the most powerful bite of any apex predator, for its body size. According to a new study in the journal Scientific Reports, researchers have recorded the first bite-force measurements taken from wild specimens of the largest species of...


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  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
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