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 It's about the number of Vertebrae in a Snake's Body. (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 nine-tenths the number of Olympic Gold Medals Won by the Soviet Union. In other words, 427 is 0.903 times the count of Olympic Gold Medals Won by the Soviet Union, and the count of Olympic Gold Medals Won by the Soviet Union is 1.11 times that amount. (a.k.a. Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, a.k.a. USSR, a.k.a. Сою́з Сове́тских Социалисти́ческих Респу́блик, a.k.a. CCCP) (a.k.a. Olympic Games, a.k.a. Jeux olympiques) (Summer and Winter Games grand totals; excluding Russian Federation Medals) (1952 thru 1988 figures) During its 19 appearances in the Summer and Winter Olympic Games, the Soviet Union was awarded 473 gold medals. The Union holds the as-yet-unbroken record for gold medals in gymnastics, with 72. It's about one-and-one-fifth times the number of Sesame Seeds on a Big Mac bun. In other words, the count of Sesame Seeds on a Big Mac bun is 0.83 times 427. (McDonald's sandwich; approximate figures) Each McDonald's Big Mac crown bun contains about 350 sesame seeds. McDonald's serves about 1.57 million Big Macs to its customers each day. It's about four-fifths the number of Stores in the Mall of America. In other words, 427 is 0.82 times the count of Stores in the Mall of America, and the count of Stores in the Mall of America is 1.2 times that amount. (a.k.a. MOA, a.k.a. MoA, a.k.a. Megamall) (Bloomington, Minnesota) (2015 figures) (approximate) Minnesota's Mall of America is home to 520 stores and attractions, including a wedding chapel, aquarium, and amusement park. Each year, an estimated 42 million people visit The Mall. It's about one-and-two-fifths times the number of Manned Flights to Space. In other words, 427 is 1.37 times the count of a Manned Flights to Space, and the count of a Manned Flights to Space is 0.73 times that amount. (2016 figures) (flights with at least 80km altitude; US, Russia, the Soviet Union, and China)Since the flight of the Vostok 1 in April, 1961, there have been a total of 312 manned spaceflights under the American, Russian, Soviet, and Chinese space programs. Furthermore, the space programs of the US, Russia, the Soviet Union, France, Argentina, and Iran have launched a total 32 monkeys (specifically rhesus, cynomolgus, and squirrel monkeys, macaques, chimpanzees) into space. It's about one-and-two-fifths times the number of Beatles Songs. In other words, 427 is 1.38 times the count of Beatles Songs, and the count of Beatles Songs is 0.725 times that amount. (a.k.a. The Beatles) (1958 thru 1996) On a total of 58 albums, the Beatles recorded 309 songs during their performing career (with three of the songs released only on post-breakup Anthology albums after 1970). Of their catalog, a total of thirteen songs were number-one chart hits in both the US and the UK. It's about two-thirds the number of Members of Parliament (The U.K.). In other words, the count of Members of Parliament (The U.K.) is 1.5 times 427. (a.k.a. MPs) (2016 figures) (formally "Members of the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland") There are 650 Members of Parliament in the U.K. The Commons Chamber in the Palace of Westminster only has seating for 427 members, so those arriving late to House debates must stay standing.