15th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Nicitating Membrane

This is a nicitating membrane, or third eye of a red-eyed tree frog. This membrane helps lubricate the eyeli as well as giving added protection.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 11.2017
Date Uploaded: 11.2017
Photo Location: Canande Reserve, El Choco, Ecuador
Camera: NIKON D750
Copyright: © Phyllis Plotkin