Meet man with world record 28 fingers and toes! (photos)

world record fingers and toes
Meet world record holder for highest number of fingers and toes
– Meet the world record holder for highest number of digits
– He was born with a rare condition called Polydactylism
– Seven fingers on each of his hands and seven toes on each foot, for a total of 28 digits
Devendra Suthar, 43, from Himmatnagar in Gujarat, in western India, has more fingers and toes than more than any person in the world.
People come from far and wide along with their children to see the ‘man with seven fingers’ and Suthar says he enjoys the attention
This extraordinary record was recognised by the Guinness Book of World Records after his diagnosis — *polydactylism — was veriffied by an Indian doctor last year.

Since then he became a local celebrity with people coming from nearby villages to take a glance at their unusual compatriot.
Suthar constantly worries that he will lose one of his fingers when he is using hammers and saws at wor
“Because of my extra fingers people here treat me as a celebrity. They come to see me and the attention makes me feel special. Children laugh when they see me doing funny tricks with my fingers.

The expression on their face when they see my toes is priceless. Thanks to my fingers I have become a famous man. I consider my extra fingers and toes definitely are lucky for me and I do not want to cut them off.”
The carpenter who has 28 fingers and toes says he has to be extra careful not to slice off one of his extra digits at work
Suthar has seven fingers on each hand and seven toes on each foot and has to be extremely careful as he works as a carpenter.

He said: “The extra fingers and toes certainly trouble me at times. I am a carpenter and work mostly with saw and hammer. I have to always be careful to avoid the fingers.”
world record fingers and toes
*Polydactyly or is a congenital physical anomaly in humans, dogs, and cats having supernumerary fingers or toes. The condition has an incidence of 1 in every 500 live births and is associated with different mutations. It usually does not interfere with hand function, but for social reasons it can be treated operatively

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