Ta Terms

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What makes a cat´s eyes shine in the dark?

Ta Terms

Tabby: striped, blotched, or spotted

Tabby Tortoiseshell: a tortoiseshell with tabby rather than self (solid) black patching; also called patched tabby or torbie

Tapetum lucidum: the mirror-like layer at the back of a cat's eye that produces the characteristic shine.

   

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