October 1, 2021
- An adult has about 1.325 gallons of blood.
- A blood cell can make a complete circuit of your body in less than 30 seconds.
- Only place blood cannot be found is the cornea.
- A new born baby will have around 1 cup of blood in its body.
- Cows have 800+ blood types.
- The most common blood type in the USA is O Positive.
- Crabs and lobsters have blue blood, earthworms and leeches have green blood.
- The human body manufactures 17 million red blood cells per second.
- The Presidential state car features a blood bank of the President’s blood type.
- More than 400 gallons of blood are filtered by our kidneys every single day.
- Facebook’s Japanese version has a drop down option of ‘Blood Type’ for user profiles.
- If all blood vessels in a human body are placed end to end, they can wrap around our earth nearly 2.5 times!
- Mosquitoes prefer people with blood type “O”.
- Pregnant women have roughly 50% more blood by week 20 of pregnancy.
- There is gold in human blood, but only about 0.2 milligrams.