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Originally Posted by StreetsDisciple
I thought we could all add in cool and interesting science facts... Ill start.
We have just as much hair all over our bodies as chimpanzees or monkeys or any other furry primate. Most of it is just very short and light. It's called "vellus hair" or "peach fuzz".Research shows that we humans lost all our body hair through evolution about a million years before somebody finally figured out how to purchase clothes at one of the first primitive Walmarts.
One theory says that we lost our all body hair in an attempt to avoid parasites like ticks, fleas, and lice, and that we've only kept the hair on our heads because other people think it's pretty
Human foetuses grow a coat of fur about five months into gestation and shed it prior to birth.