30 May 2022

Heterochromia – The Eyes Have It

Over at our sibling site, the Ark in Space there is something quite special for you if you are a fan of our feline friends. There are a number of reasons why animals can have one eye of one color and the second of another, but the term for the most likely cause is heterochromia. It is more often than not to do with melanin. This is a pigment that is found almost everywhere in nature (spiders being a notable exception) and it dictates such things are skin and eye color.

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