Tuesday, April 07, 2009


Sabretooth's surprising weak bite

"The sabretooth tiger may have looked a fearsome sight with its massive canines but its reputation takes something of a knock with a new piece of research. Scientists who have studied the extinct creature's skull in detail say it had a relatively weak bite - compared with, say, a modern lion". Full Story @ BBC NEWS | Science/Nature

Finite Element Analysis of Skull: "Hot" colours indicate where the skull is stressed

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