10 things that people think are very common but are actually very rare

Sometimes your perception of the world and what it’s actually like are a little bit out of whack.

That’s why Reddit user JeremyDedman asked fellow users of the site: “What’s extremely rare but people think it is very common?”

Here are some of the best answers.

1. Pandas in zoos

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2. Successful CPR

3. Green eyes

From Reddit user misterbe: “Green eyes. It is estimated that only about 2% of the world’s population have green eyes.”

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4. Getting pregnant is complicated

5. Not many authors are successful

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6. Plane travel is really very safe

From Reddit user brcde: “Airline crashes. They aren’t nearly as prevalent as people think.”

7. Quicksand is not so prevalent

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8. Being on fire

9. Someone give this lady a hug

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10. And finally, this…

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