As Minute Earth rightly points out, we could avoid a lot of flesh wounds by having thicker armoured skin like a pangolin. But the energy needed to generate and maintain that armour wasn't evolutionarily worth it for us to expend because we put so much fuel into our enormous brains. We can think of ways to escape danger or make intelligent plans to avoid dangerous situations in the first place. And we do have scales, they're just not visible to the naked eye, but they protect us from tons of microbes. A lot is going on with our skin as the layers form, live out their life rising to the surface and then die. Watch this video and then go exfoliate.
A Detailed Description Of Why Human Skin Is Amazing
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Video. Has any character in film history had more costume changes than Robert Downey Jr’s Tony Stark? In Avengers. Infinity War, he debuts his Iron Man Mark L armour (which, if he stayed true to the Roman numerals, is the 50th version of the super suit) packed with advanced nanotechnology that visual effects studio Framestore helped make look tantalisingly real.