Amazing facts about Eyes

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  • An Ostrich’s eye is bigger than its brain.
  • Black lemurs are thought to be the only primates, besides humans, to have blue eyes.
  • Chameleons can move their eyes in two directions at the same time.
  • Bees have five eyes.
  • Goldfish can’t close their eyes as they have no eyelids.
  • If the human eye was a digital camera it would have 576 megapixels.
  • People with blue eyes have a higher alcohol tolerance.
  • The human eye can distinguish about 10 million different colors.
  • People say “in the blink of an eye” because it’s the fastest muscle in the body
  • If your eyes are blue, you share a common ancestor with every other blue-eyed individual in the world
  • Diabetes is often first detected during an eye exam
  • You see with your brain, not your eyes. Our eyes function like a camera, capturing light and sending data back to the brain.
  • The human eye can function at 100% at any given moment, without needing to rest.
  • The largest eye on the planet belongs to the Colossal Squid, and measures around 27cm across.
  • A dragonfly has 30,000 lenses in its eyes, assisting them with motion detection and making them very difficult for predators to kill.
  • When your eyes are watering it may be a sign of dry-eye, and your eyes are producing more moisture to compensate.
  • Around the pupil is a colored muscle called the “iris.” Our eyes may be BLUE, BROWN, GREEN, GRAY OR BLACK because that is the color of the iris.
  • Our eyes have many parts. The black part on the front of our eye is called the “pupil.” It is really a little hole that opens into the back part of our eyes.
  • Babies’ eyes do not produce tears until the baby is approximately six to eight weeks old.

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