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How do animals see in the dark? - Anna Stöckl


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To human eyes, the world at night is a formless canvas of grey. Many nocturnal animals, on the other hand, experience a rich and varied world, bursting with details, shapes, and colors. What is it, then, that separates moths from men? Anna Stöckl uncovers the science behind night vision.

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  • Educator Anna Stöckl
  • Script Editor Emma Bryce
  • Director Jeremiah Dickey
  • Narrator Pen-Pen Chen

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