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I is for Invisible!

The eye of an Australian giant cuttlefish, taken by Richard Ling on Flikr. . Cuttlefish are a type of mollusk, and are masters of disguise. They have the largest brain in comparison to their size of any invertebrate. This photo shows the gorgeousness of the colours they can achieve. They can disguise their appearance in …

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H is for Hue – The Secret Miracle of Birds

Painted Bunting (Passerina ciris) by Ralph Arvesen, Flikr. . . The secret universe of birds is extraordinary – and completely unavailable to us. Their vision has more acuity – they can see far finer grades of every colour than we can. A lemon-yellow petal to them may be a myriad of lemon-ness we will never experience. …

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