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Animals See What We Can't
October 7, 2016
Have you ever felt that your cat or dog can see something you don’t? Well, you may be right, according to a new study.
Cats, dogs, and other mammals are thought to see in ultraviolet light, which opens up a whole different world than the one we see, the study explains.
Seeing the World in Ultraviolet (UV) Light
UV light is the wave length beyond the visible light from red to violet that humans can see. Humans have a lens that blocks UV from reaching the retina. It was previously thought that most mammals have lenses similar to humans.
Scientists studied the lenses of dead mammals, including cats, dogs, monkeys, pandas, hedgehogs, and ferrets. By researching how much light passes through the lens to reach the retina, they concluded that some mammals previously thought not to be able to see UV actually can.
"Nobody ever thought these animals could see in ultraviolet, but in fact, they do," Ron Douglas, the study leader and a biologist at City University London, England, told LiveScience.
What purpose does being able to see UV light serve for animals such as reindeer, rodents, and other mammals? It allows reindeer to see polar bears, for example, which would be invisible in regular light because they blend in with the snow.
UV light also allows mammals to see urine trails. This would be helpful for prey animals, such as cats and dogs, to find food in the wild.
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DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – A Dallas County jury handed down a $1 million verdict after they decided a local couple defamed a prominent wedding photographer online and on air. Andrea Polito said the situation started in 2014 with a local couple who was unhappy over the handling, packaged and charging of their wedding photographs . “I felt completely dead,” said Polito. “You know it was my passion and I loved my clients and I loved what I did.” Polito said she has not picked up a camera to shoot a wedding in nearly two years. She said she was forced to close her business and give up her dream job after the dispute between the clients went viral. “It was really hard,” said Polito. “My reputation was everything to me.” A reputation a jury found was wrongfully tarnished. “My business was destroyed overnight,” said Polito. The jury found the couple became upset and took to the internet and used the local news to lie about what happened. Court documents show the co