Animal Eyes, Up Close and Personal (Slideshow)

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Photo via Furryscaly @ Flickr

In people, they say the eyes are the windows to the soul -- and perhaps that is also true for animals. From the rainbow-colored compact lens of a horsefly and the gentle eyes of a giraffe to the tiny beads on an elephant and the thoughtful look of an owl, these closeups offer a rare look at the personality of animals all over the world.

Here's looking at you, kid.

Animal Eyes, Up Close and Personal slideshow

Tags: Animals | Birds | Conservation

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