10 of the Strongest Animal Bite Forces in the World

By Manish Choudhary

1. Saltwater Crocodile 

It has the strongest bite of any animal, crushing its prey with over 3,700 pounds of force. 

2. Nile Crocodile 

Another powerful crocodile, it can chomp down with about 5,000 pounds of force. 

3. American Alligator 

With a bite force of around 2,125 pounds, it's a tough predator. 

4. Hyena 

These guys can crush bones with a bite force of 1,000 to 1,100 pounds. 

5. Great White Shark 

They can tear through flesh and bone with about 4,000 pounds of bite force. 

6. Tiger 

Their bite force of 1,050 pounds helps them catch big prey like deer. 

7. Polar Bear 

With a bite force of 1,200 pounds, they can take down seals easily. 

8. Gorilla 

Despite eating plants, gorillas have a strong bite of 1,300 pounds. 

9. Lion 

Lions can bite with about 650 pounds of force, enough to hunt wildebeests. 

10. Hippopotamus 

These creatures have a bite force of 1,800 pounds, making them strong biters despite their plant-based diet.