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COLOR VISION IN DOGS
Dogs are not color blind, but they
have poor color vision. In comparison
to humans, dogs not only see
fewer colors but also a more faded
version of the colors we see.
A dog’s eye contains more rod
shaped cells than cone cells. Fewer
cone cells are the reason why dogs
perceive colors lighter than they exist.
In addition to this, a dog’s eyes
contain only two of the three types
of cone shaped photoreceptors.
Thus, they see only certain colors of
the color spectrum and are said to
have dichromatic vision.
dog can see? Researchers state that
dogs can identify shades of grey,
selected shades of blue and shades
between brown to yellow on the
color spectrum. Dogs cannot distinguish
between reds and greens and
perceives them as shades of grey.
COLOR VISION IN OTHER
Color vision in cats, rabbits, mice
and rats is similar to the color vision
in dogs. They have dichromatic
vision and can see shades of grey,
blues and yellows.
Whales, sharks, walruses, dolphins
and bats are all colorblind mammals.
Someone must have told that bulls
get angry at the color red. But the
fact is bulls are color blind they cannot
see red or any other color.
Fish insects, monkey ground squirrels
and have good color vision.
They do not see as good as humans
but it is enough to help them with
or identifying predators.
You will be surprised to learn about
the members of the animal kingdom
who have a very well developed
spectrum of color vision. They are
They not only view the world in
color, but are able to perceive even
those colors not visible to humans.