The World's Most Stunningly Vibrant Animals

Colorful animals are more than a visual treat—how much or how little they stand out is often an evolutionary adaptation that helps a species survive. Animals like birds use color to find a mate. Male birds, which tend to be brighter and more complex patterns than their female counterparts, have greater odds of being chosen as a mate if they have more ornate characteristics.

The World's Most Stunningly Vibrant Animals

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