• Transmission of force and velocity in the feeding

    The feeding mechanisms of four species of the teleostean family Labridae Cheilinus fasciatus C trilobatus Oxycheilinus bimaculatus and O unifasciatus were modeled using four bar linkage theory from mechanical engineering The predictions of four bar linkage models regarding the kinematics of feeding were compared to the movements observed with high speed cinematography 200 frames/s

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    Wood Strength and Stiffness

    2005 7 22 species The dry wood of most species nevertheless floats in water and thus it is evident that part of the volume of a piece of wood is occupied by cell cavities and pores Variations in the size of these openings and in the thickness of the cell walls cause some species to have more wood substance per unit volume than do other species.

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  • Morphological determinants of bite force capacity in

    2021 9 8 We study the allometry of bite force capacity in Atta vollenweideri leaf cutter ants polymorphic insects in which the mechanical processing of plant material is a key aspect of the behavioural portfolio Through a morphometric analysis of tomographic scans we show that the bite force capacity of the heaviest colony workers is twice as large

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  • 17 Captivating Coconut Crab Facts

    2021 4 27 A 9 pound coconut crab has a crushing force of 3 300 newtons significantly higher than other crustaceans like lobsters who only have claw strengths of 150 newtons.

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  • The Case for Ocean Optimism

    2021 10 15 The most dramatic example Duarte adds is the restoration of 1 400 square kilometers of Vietnam’s Mekong Delta mangrove forest destroyed by the US Air Force in the 1970s When I worked there in the late 1990s if I wasn’t a trained mangrove ecologist I would have thought I was in a pristine mangrove forest he says.

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  • Chapter 24 Flashcards

    extinction of one population According to the biological species concept for speciation to occur at least one gene affecting at least one phenotypic trait must change Two populations of rodents have been separated for a long time by a natural barrier and appear to be different species.

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  • Crocodiles Have Strongest Bite Ever Measured Hands on

    2012 3 15 Paleobiologist Gregory M Erickson and colleagues put all 23 living crocodilian species through an unprecedented bite test The winners saltwater crocodiles slammed their jaws shut with

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  • The homogenous alternative to biomineralization Zn

    2021 9 1 The model is based on three assumptions first that B is independent of the force which we confirmed over a factor of ten in force for crab cuticle 14 second that the puncture force for

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    Wood Strength and Stiffness

    2005 7 22 species The dry wood of most species nevertheless floats in water and thus it is evident that part of the volume of a piece of wood is occupied by cell cavities and pores Variations in the size of these openings and in the thickness of the cell walls cause some species to have more wood substance per unit volume than do other species.

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  • How the world’s deepest fish survives bone crushing

    2019 4 15 In the Mariana Trench 7 000 meters below the ocean’s surface these fish makes a living in total darkness and at crushing pressures that can reach 1 000 times more than at sea level.

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  • Tyrannosaurs Dominated Their Cretaceous Ecosystems

    2021 8 2 Whereas a 10 year old Gorgosaurus was a slasher than went after small prey and had only about 13 percent of an adult’s maximum bite force another 10

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  • The 10 Strongest Animal Bite Forces in the World

    2021 7 26 The polar bear Ursus maritimus is not only the largest bear species in North America but it is also the strongest when it comes to powerful bites An estimated bite force of 1 200 PSI is what the polar bear uses to eat seals When food is scarce they will also feast on whale carcasses fish and any available berries that they can find.

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  • The 10 Strongest Bites in the Animal Kingdom

    2019 6 7 Getty Images The largest dogs in the world mastiffs can tip the scales at over 200 pounds and these canines have bites to match wielding a force of 500 pounds per square inch Interestingly the dog you d expect to see on this list the pit bull can only muster a bite force of 250 PSI about the same as a full grown human

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  • Omnogrom

    2021 10 29 The Omnogrom is a simple predator found commonly throughout the Savannah The Omnogrom is a rather peculiar animal Its body is made up almost 90 in its gaping mouth filled with Human like teeth which are capable of crushing most hardened shells Its weight is supported on four stubby legs and its eyes are located on each side of its head giving it a very limited field of vision Its

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  • Aardwolf

    2021 2 8 Unlike their bone crushing cousins whose bite force is renowned the slim jawed aardwolf lacks this characteristic entirely and their molars are greatly reduced in size Their tongues and palates have broadened and massive salivary glands secrete a constant stream of sticky saliva that coats the tongue which in turn is covered with hardened

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  • ETDA

    2008 10 31 Population spread rates generated for both species were highest for populations in low surrounding vegetation with low thistle density followed by low vegetation and high thistle density high vegetation and low thistle density and high vegetation and high thistle density or tightly packaged with crushing force treatments The validity

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  • Varanus

    Species groups build bowers according to one of the three basically different plans simple platforms avenue bowers and maypole bowers When decorating the bowers males choose their ornaments according to colour The overall effect is to increase the crushing force exerted by the posterior teeth on shelled prey Figure 6.68.

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  • Compressive Or Crushing Strength

    Compressive Or Crushing Strength Compression across the grain is very closely related to hardness and transverse shear There are two ways in which wood is subjected to stress of this kind namely 1 with the load acting over the entire area of the specimen and 2 with a

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  • What Makes Owls So Different From Other Species

    2017 5 3 An owl’s crushing force is multiple times that of a hawk of equal size A Great Horned Owl could puncture your skull with all four talons A Red Tailed Hawk can’t do that.

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  • Top 10 Deadliest Animals on Planet Earth With Fun Facts

    2021 9 27 Species Over 3500 different species Don t underestimate the power of this tiny creature They are found almost everywhere on this planet and cause much more fatality than any other animal or insect This animal as small as 3 mm is responsible for a crazy number of deaths about 750 000 people are killed every year by mosquito borne diseases.

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  • Omnogrom

    2021 10 29 The Omnogrom is a simple predator found commonly throughout the Savannah The Omnogrom is a rather peculiar animal Its body is made up almost 90 in its gaping mouth filled with Human like teeth which are capable of crushing most hardened shells Its weight is supported on four stubby legs and its eyes are located on each side of its head giving it a very limited field of vision Its

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  • biology

    2018 12 6 A species of humanoid creatures with a strange skull structure and huge horns has somehow immense strength in their hands The rest of their body seems to be strong in proportion to their weight and Because crushing limestone I doable even for human It s more about hand being to flexible the surface area force is applied to is relevant

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  • Extreme impact and cavitation forces of a biological

    2005 10 1 A single pulse of compressive crushing force sufficient to break sturdy molluscan shells ranges from hundreds to thousands of Newtons applied over a period of seconds Vermeij 1987 Vermeij and Currey 1980 On the other hand effective peeling requires a fraction of these crushing forces Preston et al 1996 .

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  • ADW Python reticulatus INFORMATION

    2021 11 18 Generally this species has shown that females grow much larger than males in respect to size and weight The average can grow up to 6.09m and 90 kg in contrast to the male which averages about 4.5m long and up to 45 kg Kluge 1993

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  • How the world’s deepest fish survives bone crushing

    2019 4 15 At the deepest point in the ocean lives a fish that is pink slimy and looks a bit like an oversized tadpole up to a foot long In the Mariana Trench 7 000 meters below the ocean’s surface

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  • Omnogrom

    2021 10 29 The Omnogrom is a simple predator found commonly throughout the Savannah The Omnogrom is a rather peculiar animal Its body is made up almost 90 in its gaping mouth filled with Human like teeth which are capable of crushing most hardened shells Its weight is supported on four stubby legs and its eyes are located on each side of its head giving it a very limited field of vision Its

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  • Kong s species

    2021 10 20 Kong s species also known simply as kongs are a race of gigantic apes which in the various continuities that encompass the franchise typically inhabit the remote Skull Island in the Pacific Ocean King Kong himself is the most well known member of the species and is often depicted as its last living member However other members of his kind are alluded to in some media and even appear

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  • Omnogrom

    2021 10 29 The Omnogrom is a simple predator found commonly throughout the Savannah The Omnogrom is a rather peculiar animal Its body is made up almost 90 in its gaping mouth filled with Human like teeth which are capable of crushing most hardened shells Its weight is supported on four stubby legs and its eyes are located on each side of its head giving it a very limited field of vision Its

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  • What Do We Mean by Theory in Science

    2017 3 10 First we digitized the shell shapes of a number of turtle species some of which are aquatic and others of which spend most of their time on land We then used an engineering technique called finite element analysis or FEA to examine the strength of the differently shaped shells when they were subjected to a crushing force similar to a

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  • Legislation to Ban Brutal and Indiscriminate Body Gripping

    2021 10 18 Washington DC The Public Safety and Wildlife Protection Act was reintroduced last Friday in the House of Representatives by Rep Alma Adams D NC This bill would prohibit the import and export of as well as interstate commerce in two of the most notorious types of body gripping traps steel jaw leghold traps and Conibear also known as kill type traps.

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  • The 10 Strongest Bites in the Animal Kingdom

    2019 6 7 Getty Images All big bears including grizzly bears and brown bears have roughly comparable bites but the winner by a nose or we should say by a back molar is the polar bear which chomps down on its prey with a force of about 1 200 pounds per square inch or more than four times the power of your average Inuit.This may seem like overkill considering that a rampaging polar bear can

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  • Compressive Or Crushing Strength

    Compressive Or Crushing Strength Compression across the grain is very closely related to hardness and transverse shear There are two ways in which wood is subjected to stress of this kind namely 1 with the load acting over the entire area of the specimen and 2 with a

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  • The geography of crushing Variation in claw performance

    For most crab species including C maenas Preston et al 1996 claw crushing force does not scale isometrically with claw size Blundon 1988 Taylor 2001 and size alone cannot fully explain ontogenetic variation in claw performance Furthermore because claw strength has typically been measured for site specific populations Warner et al

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