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Top 9 weird facts about bacteria

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Here is the most weird facts about  bacteria   , enjoy :-

1 - After two weeks of wear a pair of jeans will have grown a 1,000-strong colony of bacteria on the front, 1,500–2,500 on the back and 10,000 on the crotch.

2 - The strongest creatures on Earth are gonorrhea bacteria. They can pull 100,000 times their own body weight.

3 - The average lavatory seat is much cleaner than the average toothbrush. Your teeth are home to 10,000 million bacteria per square centimeter.

4 - The pleasant smell of earth after rain is caused by bacteria in the soil and is called petrichor – from Greek petros, ‘stone’ and ichor, ‘the fluid that flows through the veins of the gods’.

Top 9 weird facts about bacteria

5 - Bacteria and amoebas are far more different from each other than amoeba are from people.

6 - Christopher Columbus suffered from arthritis in his wrist as a result of a bacterial infection caught from a parrot.

7 - Bacteria are about as different from viruses as metronomes are from giraffes.

8 - Most antibiotics are made from bacteria.

9 - Bacteria can get viruses.

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