Are ducks colorblind?

Answer According to Argonne National Laboratory, despite the popular myth that ducks are colorblind, there is actually no or little difference between the color perception of humans and ducks (or any bird... Read More »

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Can you fly if you are colorblind?

According to the Federal Aviation Administration, a pilot must be able to distinguish colors necessary for safe flight. In the event that a pilot cannot pass a standard visual exam, an alternative ... Read More »

Are dogs colorblind, and if so, why?

The idea that dogs are colorblind is a very misunderstood concept. Dogs are not, in fact, colorblind. However, they do not see color the same that we do. This is where the misconception comes from.... Read More »

Are goldfish colorblind?

Goldfish are not colorblind. In fact, goldfish are the only animals with the ability to see both infrared and ultraviolet light. This vision capacity aids goldfish in avoiding predators that use so... Read More »

Are chickens colorblind?

Chickens can not only see colors like humans--they actually can see better than humans, thanks to an extra cone in their retinas that allows them to see violet and ultraviolet light. Chickens' eyes... Read More »