Colorblindness, seems like ability to see in black and white only. But that's nottrue!
Colourblindness is the inability to distinguish between shades of green and red. Therods and cones in the eyes enable to see color. Many animals areconsidered to be color blind as they have less cones or more rods in their eyesandthey see color differently. Color blindness affects animals from pets to birdsto sea animals.
This is Now you knowand today in this video, we will tell you about 4 animals which are colorblind.
scientistshave discovered that whales are missing cones in the eye which makes it colorblind. They do have functional vision but it is in shades of gray,it's just that they rely more on contrast than on color.
Theeyes of cuttlefish contain just one kind of color-sensitive protein, apparentlyrestricting them to a black and white view of the world. It is color blind but can rapidly change color toblend into the background and hide from a predator.
Cowsare green and red colorblind, which means they see every shade of green and redas a version of gray or black. They can see muted versions of blue and yellow, Whichmeans that their world isn't totally made up of shades of gray.
Owlsare the only Nocturnal birds that are color blind. They can seeonly shades of white, gray and black. They have a reflector in the back of theretina that reflects light making their eyes100 times more sensitive to light thanhuman eyes.
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