9 Weird Ways Animals See the World

Eyes have been around for a long time, like… half a billion years or so… and in that time, animals have evolved lots of amazing ways to observe the world around them!

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General:

https://books.google.com/books/about/Animal_Eyes.html?id=g0vfcKInOIIC

Mantis shrimp

http://www.nature.com/news/mantis-shrimp-s-super-colour-vision-debunked-1.14578
http://science.sciencemag.org/content/343/6169/411

Bees

http://people.bu.edu/primack/UltravioletPatterns.pdf
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-11971274
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-16983115

Snakes

http://200.46.218.171/bds-cbc/sites/default/files/Infrared%20organs%20of%20snakes-%20an%20integral%20part%20of%20vision_1.pdf
http://missionscience.nasa.gov/ems/07_infraredwaves.html
http://www.nature.com/news/2010/100314/full/news.2010.122.html

Night vision

http://www.bbc.co.uk/earth/story/20150219-the-worlds-most-sensitive-eyes
http://jeb.biologists.org/content/217/23/4111

Polarization:

http://icb.oxfordjournals.org/content/43/4/549.full

Vertical pupils:

http://advances.sciencemag.org/content/1/7/e1500391.full
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0960982206011961

Four-eyed fish:

http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1444-0938.2011.00701.x/abstract
http://www.fasebj.org/content/17/14/1996.full

Flies:

http://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/this-camera-looks-at-the-world-through-an-insects-eyes-48582355/?no-ist
http://www.annualreviews.org/doi/pdf/10.1146/annurev.ento.46.1.471

Chiton:

http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2011/04/110414-eyes-rock-crystal-mineral-chiton-mollusk-vision-animals-science/
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0960982211003058
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26586760

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