How Much Force Does It Take To Break A Bone?

How Much Force Does It Take To Break A Bone?

How many times have you signed the cast of a friend who has broken a bone? It's not uncommon for people to suffer a little bone break. But how much force does it actually take before the bone snaps? Find out in the video below.

How Much Force Does It Take To Break A Bone?

Have you ever broken a bone?

Why Does This Frog Break Its Own Bones?

Just another day in the life for this guy.

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Key Facts In This Video

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    The hairy frog breaks its own bones to force keratin claws through its skin. (0:21)

  • 2

    The bones break when the frog feels threatened and contracts a muscle that moves the claws downward. (0:35)

  • 3

    Scientists theorize that the frog retracts the claws back into its body when its muscles relax. (0:50)

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