Fun Fact- Humans Shed

Humans shed around 600,000 skin particles every hour.

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Humans shed around 600,000 skin particles every hour.

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It is a well known fact that animals shed, as evidenced by all the hair on your couch from your household pet.  Humans, too, shed.  Humans shed around 600,000 skin particles every hour.  By age 70, the human body will have shed up to 105 pounds of skin.

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