• Reading Levels 3 - 5

What is nature’s rarest colour?

The natural world contains an extraordinary array of colours, shades and hues. But you are unlikely to see a red pigeon or a violet tree. It is all down to two basic factors: physics and evolution. In this TED-Ed video, Victoria Hwang finds out why.

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