Staring into the Beautiful Cold-Blooded Eyes of Reptiles



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The eyes of lizards and other reptiles are often thought of as beady. Perhaps it’s because of the cold-blooded nature of such creatures. Yet, if you take time to observe them closely, you’ll find that they are among nature’s most beautiful creations. We’ve found 12 amazing images of reptilian eyes to prove it!


Image: Umberto Salvagnin

Looking at this chameleon’s eye might offer insight into the idea behind eye make-up. The soft blues and yellows on its eyelid are more attractive than some of the most expensive powders available! The scaly eyelids of chameleons are cone-shaped, and only the pupil really shows through in the circular opening created.

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