Yup, that’s right, you have so many disgusting creatures living on and in your body that you’re more bug than human (per BBC Future). Deal with it.
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We hate to break it you, but you’re not totally human. It’s nothing about you personally. It’s just that more than 90% of the cells in the human body are actually parasites. You might feel like a single being, but you’re really more of a bug city, teeming with different species.
Every square centimetre of your face houses one or two tiny spiders. — Don’t panic – they keep you clean.
Or as Greg Foot from BritLab puts it in the above video: “In a rather gross way, you are practically a walking petri dish, a home for more bugs and bacteria than you’d care think about.”
Consider the skin on your face. As smooth and peachy as it may look, every square centimetre houses around one or two “demodex spiders”.