16 Incredible Pictures Showing the Difference Between Animal and Human Vision

Posted on Dec 14, 2016

It is said that you shouldn't judge another person before you see the world from their perspective. But have you ever wondered how animals see the world around us?

Some animals don't even see the same color specter as humans, some see motion in a completely different way, but this research will prove to you that they can see many things that humans can't. Take a look at an incredible world that exists beyond our perception.

1. Snakes

Snakes
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Snakes are color blind, but they have great light receptors that pick up heat signatures. Check out how they see the world in the following picture.

2. Human Vision vs Snake Vision

Human Vision vs Snake Vision
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This is how they see at night!

3. Birds

Birds
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Unlike humans, birds can see ultraviolet light. They use it to spot the predators or to find mates.

4. Human Vision vs Bird Vision

Human Vision vs Bird Vision
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When you look closely, you'll see that the difference is huge.

5. Dogs

Dogs
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Contrary to popular belief, dogs are not color blind. The can detect blue, brown and yellow.

6. Human Vision vs Dog Vision

Human Vision vs Dog Vision
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Compared to us, our furry little pals also have a wider peripheral vision.

7. Fish

Fish
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Fish can detect red, green and blue, and some species can see ultraviolet as well.

8. Human Vision vs Fish Vision

Human Vision vs Fish Vision
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Compared to us, they have no eyelids!

9. Rats

Rats
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A rat's vision is blurry, and they can't detect red, but their eyes can move independently.

10. Human Vision vs Rat Vision

Human Vision vs Rat Vision
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They see things much slower, so they move around much faster!

11. Flies

Flies
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Flies have tiny lenses that help them see in slow motion. Thanks to these tiny lenses, they can also see ultraviolet light.

12. Human Vision vs Fly Vision

Human Vision vs Fly Vision
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A fly has around three to six thousand lenses in each eye.

13. Cats

Cats
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A cat's vision is protected by the inner eyelids. Just like dogs, their eyes can detect blue, brown and yellow.

14. Human Vision vs Cat Vision

Human Vision vs Cat Vision
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They see a lot of details!

15. Sharks

Sharks
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Sharks can see perfectly in the water but are color blind. They use their sense of smell to hunt.

16. Human Vision vs Shark Vision

Human Vision vs Shark Vision
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Not scary at all, right?
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