Winner of the WIRED Macro Photo Contest "Eye of a Tokay Gecko" Submitted by Alan M Photographer's comment: "A close-up shot of a Tokay Gecko. Their eyes remind me of old-fashioned keyholes. Thanks for looking!
We’ve already featured the incredible macro photography of Suren Manvelyan before, showcasing his series on human eyes. This time we check out Suren’s masterful collection of animal eye close-ups. - What the hell is wrong with llamas?
The Happy Face Spider, found only on the islands of Oahu, Molokai, Maui, and Hawaii. Scientists believe Theridion grallator may have developed its distinctive markings to discourage birds from eating it.
Heterochromia - a beautiful mutation of the iris.I had no idea that it was a mutation. My eyes are blue on the outsides and fade to orange around the irises. Depending on my mood and what I wear my eyes change color.
Cymothoa exigua, or the tongue-eating louse.The parasite severs the blood vessels in the fish's tongue, causing the tongue to fall off. It then attaches itself to the stub of what was once its tongue and becomes the fish's new tongue.