Most Stunning Animal Eyes

Have you ever been mesmerized by eyes before? Well prepare for more because here is a list of creatures that perhaps has the most amazing eyes in the whole animal kingdom. I’ll let the pictures do the talking.


Did you know owls’ eyes are fixed in their sockets? Which means their eye movements within their sockets are very limited – so instead they turn their entire head to see in different directions. They have forward-facing eyes which gives them well-developed binocular vision.

°v° by Hamed Saber.
Little owl (Athene noctua) by nutmeg66.

Eagle owl eyes by floridapfe.

Not only do they own pairs of incredible eyes, they also can manage funky facial expressions… O rly? Ya rly.

The next up are the…


Well okay these pairs of eyes are quite different…

What? Where’s the eye? Look closely, yep that’s right. That squiggly “W” shaped line is it! Despite its utter strangeness, their eyes is one of the most developed in the animal kingdom as we know it. (Did I mention they have green blood?).


Cuttlefish by Tom Olliver.

giant cuttlefish (????) passing by #1938 by Nemo's great uncle.
Baby Cuttlefish by bullhuss.

In third place we have…


Most people who has seen a husky before should recognize their very special eyes. Common traits of huskies are that they are very gentle, friendly and intelligent – although it does take time to train them well.

Husky by re-ality.

Mickey by Lida Rose.
Kaia's right eye by Scott Kinmartin.
We’re almost there but in second place are the…


A cat’s eyes color can vary vastly! By the way do you know the nose pad of a cat has a unique pattern just like a human’s fingerprint?

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Nasty cat ! by Hannibal Poenaru.

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Finally in first place we have…

Frogs and Toads

Okay, so they’re different species so its actually it’s a tie, but take a look at their eyes! They are known to have irises that come in many colors – green, brown, red, bronze, silver and gold! They also have been seen to have different shapes as well. Including round pupils, horizontal-shaped pupils (that are more for day vision), vertical pupils (that looks like a line, which are great for night vision) , heart shape pupils (aww), triangular pupils and even star-shaped ones! Check them out!

Where Troubles Melt Like Lemondrops by Thomas Hawk.

Waxy Monkey Tree Frog (Phyllomedusa sauvagii) by Afulki.
Fairytale writers had such ideas... by AnnuskA  - AnnA Theodora.
Goggle* by imapix.

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