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Protective Markings in Animals

Nature volume 63, page 441 (07 March 1901) | Download Citation

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I ENCLOSE a photograph of my cat asleep, in which may be plainly seen the resemblance to open eyes, borne by the markings above the orbits. In the living cat this resemblance is so striking that my attention was first drawn to it by my fancying that he was sleeping with his eyes open.

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