See no evil
A tiger shark (Galeocerdo cuvier) lowers its nictitating membrane to protect its eye as it gets close to the camera.
The nictitating membrane (from Latin nictare, to blink) is a transparent or translucent third eyelid that can be drawn across the eye for protection.
- ©Adam Hanlon 2015 2014
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- Contained in galleries
- Apex predators: Sharks of Tiger Beach