Reptile eyes can have several shapes. Some amphibians have horizontal pupils and most of the geckos have vertical pupils. Here are some examples It’s difficult to know why their pupils are different. It could be an adaptation to hunting or due to their way of life (diurnal/nocturnal).
Have you ever noticed the different shapes of pupils among animals? Here, I suggest you guess to which species they belong. (move your mouse over the pictures to know the answers) But why so much diversity? Explanation The pupil is the opening conducting light toward the retina and each animal has different needs regarding … More Who own these eyes?
When we think of animals, they usually have two eyes and paws, and sometimes we even attribute them human behaviours. This is called anthropomorphism. However, this conception of what is an animal would imply missing an important part of the fauna on Earth, such as shellfish, worms or jellyfish. (Yes, obviously worms are not your … More Corals are animals!