Animals - Photography by Vinesh Rajpaul
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Peacock iridescence

The stunning tail feathers of the male peafowl (peacock). Being iridescent, the feathers appear to change colour as the angle of view or illumination changes; the purple feathers here appear deep green from other angles. [South Africa, 2013]

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