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If an animal or person has different colored eyes, does that mean they are a chimera?

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You will find this wiki entry [1] informative.

While chimerism is one possible explanation, it is certainly not the only one.

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Heterochromia_iridum

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  • $\begingroup$ A possibly easier to understand explanation of eye color here. One thing to consider thats not mentioned in the wiki article in answer is incomplete penetrance $\endgroup$ – yingw Jun 28 '16 at 18:56

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