Wolves have a reputation for being aggressive and fierce creatures, and many people, including me, would be downright frightened to actually meet one face to face. The large grey wolf seen walking alongside Danielle in the beginning is named Kekoa, which in Hawaiian means “brave one.” Kekoa isn’t quite like other wolves, and she certainly doesn’t match the … [Read more...] about Giant wolf sits down next to this woman, now watch the moment when their eyes meet
The Surprising Eyesight of Horseshoe Crabs: A Closer Look at Their 10 Eyes
Horseshoe crabs are fascinating creatures that have been around for millions of years, and despite their armored appearance, they have a surprising ability - they can see. Horseshoe crabs have ten eyes, which are located in different parts of their body. The most prominent eyes of horseshoe crabs are their compound eyes, which are located on the prosoma, the front part of … [Read more...] about The Surprising Eyesight of Horseshoe Crabs: A Closer Look at Their 10 Eyes
Don’t Trust Your Eyes, This Leaf Is Actually a Butterfly
Evolution has taught us that animals can come up with extraordinary ways to defend themselves. From warning colors to mimicry, the animal kingdom has it all. However, there's one creature that takes the art of self-protection to a whole new level. Meet the Kallima inachus, commonly known as the Dead Leaf Butterfly. This butterfly resides in the tropical forests of India … [Read more...] about Don’t Trust Your Eyes, This Leaf Is Actually a Butterfly
The Bear Was Kept In A Cage For 30 Years; Observe Her Eyes When The Grid Opens.
A small bear was brought to a zoo in Pennsylvania more than 30 years ago. The cub, given the name Fifi by the zoo staff, was imprisoned against her will because the zoo owners only wanted to use her as a form of entertainment. Fifi was made to perform tricks and was never given any love or respect; she was forced to live in abhorrent circumstances and was fed terrible … [Read more...] about The Bear Was Kept In A Cage For 30 Years; Observe Her Eyes When The Grid Opens.
Why animal eyes have different sized and shaped pupils
Given their close kinship, wolves and foxes have many traits in common. However, wolves have round pupils like humans, whereas foxes have a thin vertical line for a pupil. Pupils come in all different sizes and shapes throughout the animal kingdom, not just in canines. So why the variations? It's a query that has long piqued the curiosity of vision and optics researchers. My … [Read more...] about Why animal eyes have different sized and shaped pupils