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Mooseworld, Moose Biology with Kristine Bontaites
The reason for the eye shine is a little organ called the tapetum lucidum. It is a reflective structure at the back of the eye that improves night vision ...

San Diego Zoo's Animal Bytes: Jaguar
One key element is their eyeshine, caused by a mirror-like structure called the tapetum lucidum. The tapetum lucidum in the back of their eye reflects light into the retina, nearly doubling their ability ...

San Diego Zoo's Animal Bytes: Small Cat
Cats have a layer of tissue in their eyes called the tapetum lucidum, which bounces light back through the retina a second time and increases the amount of ... More from this site