The Tyrannosaurus rex was truly a magnificent predator. They captured the imagination of children and adults alike with their combination of size and ferocity. Everything about them just screamed power, and for that exact reason, the Jurassic Park films thrived as much as they did. Their biggest disadvantage where their small arms, which were mostly useless when it came to hunting.
While performing tests in a recent study, scientists used birds and crocodiles, since they are the closest thing we currently have to dinosaurs. Extrapolating the evidence presented during testing, the scientists determined that the T. rex had a bite of around 8,000 newtons. This is twice as strong when compared to today’s crocodiles. The pressure that they could exert at the tips of their mouths was somewhere in the region of three thousand megapascals. This pressure and the constant biting down on the bones caused them to shatter and allowed the T. rex to get the most out of their every meal.