Friday, 5 April 2013

Eye colours around the world

What eye colours are there?

There are a lot of different eye colours. The colour you'll find most is brown. This colour is the dominant colour in the human species. Secondly, hazel and some other brownish variations are quite common. Blue, a recessive colour, is quite rare in most countries, though some areas have a lot of blue-eyed people. Green and amber are both also extremely rare.

Amber eye colour: twilight for real

Amber eye colour in humans

Have you ever heard of the amber eye colour? Do you know what it is? Only a small number of people know someone with these extremely special eye colour. Around the world, only less then 1% has the amber eye colour. Amber eyes may even be the rarest eye colour in the world!

Blue Eye Colour: sometimes unique

Blue eye colour in humans

The blue eye colour is a recessive trait in humans and is quite a unique thing in the world. In the US, only 1 out of 6 (some people think 1 out of 10!) have blue irises. In some other countries, especially those in Africa and Asia, the blue eye colour is almost non prevalent.

Tuesday, 2 April 2013

Green Eye Colour: a rare human eye colour

Rare green eyes in humans

There are a lot of different eye colours in humans but some are more rare than others. Just look around you and take a good look at peoples eye colour. There is a high chance you will notice a lot of people with brown eyes. Brown eyes are by far most common in humans. In some countries, the brown eye colour is the only colour there is.