Images: See the World from a Cat's Eyes

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Masters of darkness

Credit: Nickolay Lamm
Cats are crepuscular, meaning they are active at dawn and dusk, and their eyesight reflects that. They have six to eight times as many cells for viewing…Read More »

objects in low light as humans. That allows them to see much more in settings where humans would be almost completely in the dark. Here, human vision (top) is compared with cat vision (bottom).   Less «
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