Today’s fun fact(s) concern your taste buds.
- Did you know that there are approximately 9,000 taste buds on your tongue? (Real Fact #452) [Note: Encyclopedia Britannica estimates that the average human tongue has between 2,000 and 8,000 taste buds.]
- Did you know that children have more taste buds than adults? (Real Fact #833)
- Did you know that the life span of a taste bud is about ten days? (Real Fact #62)
Taste buds are sensory organs that allow you to experience and differentiate between sweet, salty, sour, and bitter.