Hunting dogs and the whites of our eyes

I recommend the following article about human/canine co-evolution and why we humans flaunt the whites of our eyes.

See also “Dogs can read emotion in human faces“. By the way, left-gaze bias is a reason why you look so different in a video than you do in a mirror.

A mutation that causes white sclerae like those of humans has occasionally arisen in chimpanzees, but it has not spread in that species. Photo by Geza Teleki via American Scientist.
“A mutation that causes white sclerae like those of humans has occasionally arisen in chimpanzees, but it has not spread in that species.” Photo by Geza Teleki via American Scientist.

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