Thickest skin

Last updated: October 13, 2017 at 21:42 pm

The sperm whale has the thickest skin of any living animal. The skin on its back and head—without any subcutaneous fat—is sometimes up to 35 cm (14 in.) thick. The whale shark (Rhincodon typus) has the thickest skin of any fish in the world. It is as thick as 23 cm (9 in) in places.

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