What Is the Function of the Tapetum Lucidum?

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The tapetum lucidum is a membrane in the back of the eye of some animals. The function is to reflect light back to the retina. It is what gives some animals the ability to see at night.
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A specialized surface reflects the light within the eye and is found in the eyes of animals that live under conditions of low-intensity light. Not found in humans.
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