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It's about twenty times the number of Vertebrae in a Snake's Body.
In other words, the count of Vertebrae in a Snake's Body is 0.05 times 6,000.
(Serpentes) (Approximate)
Most snakes have 300 or more vertebrae, sometimes as many as 400. There are over 3,400 distinct species of snakes in the world.
It's about twenty times the number of Professional Baseball Teams in the United States.
In other words, 6,000 is 21.7 times the count of Professional Baseball Teams in the United States, and the count of Professional Baseball Teams in the United States is 0.0461 times that amount.
(2016 figures) (includes Major, Minor, and Independent Leagues)
Nicknamed "America's pastime," there are 276 professional baseball teams in the United States (across all levels of play). Major League Baseball — the league with the highest level of professional play — drew more than 74 million spectators at gmes in 2013.
It's about twenty times the number of Words in the Gettysburg Address.
In other words, 6,000 is 22.1 times the count of Words in the Gettysburg Address, and the count of Words in the Gettysburg Address is 0.0452 times that amount.
(Bliss text)
Lincoln's Gettysburg Address, delivered November 19, 1863, at the postwar dedication of the Soldiers' National Cemetery in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, lasted just over two minutes and contained an estimated (the exact wording of the original speech is disputed) 272 words. Lincoln wrote five (5) drafts of the speech, which are known today by the last names of the original recipients.
It's about thirty times the number of Bones in the Human Body.
In other words, 6,000 is 29.1 times the count of Bones in the Human Body, and the count of Bones in the Human Body is 0.0344 times that amount.
(adult, excluding sesamoid bones and ossicles)
The adult human body contains 206 bones. A newborn's body contains more bones — 270 — with unfused bone segments in the legs, arms, head, and face.
It's about one-thirtieth the number of Letters in the Longest English Word.
In other words, 6,000 is 0.0316091 times the count of an Letters in the Longest English Word, and the count of an Letters in the Longest English Word is 31.6365 times that amount.
The longest word in the English language (although somewhat disputed) is a chemical name for the substance connectin, made up of 189,819 letters (Click here to see the word...). The longest word found in most dictionaries, pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis, has just 45 letters.
It's about thirty times the number of John Wayne films.
In other words, 6,000 is 33.7 times the count of John Wayne films, and the count of John Wayne films is 0.0297 times that amount.
(a.k.a. "Duke", a.k.a. JW, a.k.a. Marion Mitchell Morrison, a.k.a. Marion Robert Morrison, a.k.a. Duke Morrison) (films starring the actor in any size role)
Known for his distinctive voice and walk, Oscar-winning Western actor John Wayne appeared in 178 films between 1926 and 1976. He was said to have the lead role in 142 of those films.
It's about 40 times the number of Moons in our Solar System.
In other words, 6,000 is 41.1 times the count of Moons in our Solar System, and the count of Moons in our Solar System is 0.0243 times that amount.
(2015 figures) (confirmed moons only; dwarf planet satellites not included)
Astronomers and other scientists have confirmed the presence of 146 moons orbiting the major planets of our Solar System. About one third of those moons — 53 — are in orbit around the planet Saturn