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Brown University

Carp Crunch!

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Caption: In live X-ray video, a black carp manages to crush a tube full of food deep in its mouth. The size of the tube has a major influence on the strength of its bite. The video also shows a computer animation of its jaw bones.

Credit: Nicholas Gidmark/Brown University

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