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Tapetum Lucidum

Tapetum lucidum reflicts light like a mirror, so the animal has clearer night vision.

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Tapetum Lucidum Cats, dogs, and many nocturnal creatures appear to have glowing eyes because the back of their eyeballs include a special reflective layer called the tapetum lucidum.

Tapetum Lucidum bij hond (en kat)