Video and lesson investigations on the topic of animal eyes. Key concepts include:
- Hunters need keep senses to catch their prey.
- Most hunters’ eyes face forward.
- Hunters who depend on sight need to be able to spot prey at a distance. Hunters need to be able to judge distance accurately.
- Animals that hunt have adapted eyes that are well suited for this task. There are some common characteristics among most animals that hunt. Their eyes generally face forward so that they can spot their prey with both eyes at the same time.
- They are able to locate their prey from a distance.
- They are able to judge distance with great accuracy, by focusing with both eyes on the same object at the same time.
- Even with these similarities, different predators have different hunting styles. While hunters need too eyesight, it is also an important asset for the hunted!