An enormous, prehistoric otter’s surprisingly highly effective chew

An enormous, wolf-sized otter that lived about 6 million years in the past might have been a dominant predator in its time, in accordance with a brand new evaluation of the animal’s jaws. When scientists used computer systems to simulate how biting would pressure S. melilutra’s jaws, they concluded that the animal had a lot firmer jaw bones than anticipated, giving it a surprisingly robust chew.
Paleontology News — ScienceDaily

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