Stay Away from Piranhas! – 12 pics

Unusually large jaw muscles of the piranhas (Serrasalmus rhombeus) let them bite with the force 30 times greater than their weight, which is unprecedented in nature. Other animals, such as great white sharks, alligators or hyenas have a stronger bite, but no matter how terrible, their bite does not look that impressive when compared to their size and weight, the scientists said. The measured power of piranha's bite is 320 Newtons (N), which is almost three times more than one of the American alligator. Piranhas achieve that thanks to the extremely large jaw muscles, that make even more than 2% of the complete weight of these fish. We didn't want to disturb you with some pictures of bitten people, because it really gross with all the blood and all…

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