Make prints for all your fingers. Do you have the same type of fingerprints on each finger? Are any of your fingerprints hard to identify?
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Your fingerprints are unique. No two are the same, not even on the same person or on identical twins. Not only do your fingerprints help to identify you, but the patterns made of tiny ridges in your skin that help you to hold on to things.
Sweat and oil from your hands leave behind a copy of your fingerprints when you touch objects.