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Which animal has the best eyesight? - Thomas W. Cronin


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TEDEd Animation

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The animal kingdom boasts an incredible diversity of eyes. Some rotate independently while others have squiggly-shaped pupils. Some have protective lids, others squirt blood. But which creature has the best sight? Which sees best in the darkness? Which sees the most detail? Which animal sees the most color? And finally, which detects motion the fastest? Thomas W. Cronin investigates.

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Meet The Creators

  • Educator Thomas W. Cronin
  • Director Josefina Preumayr
  • Narrator Addison Anderson
  • Animator Josefina Preumayr, Jasmine Lister
  • Compositor Josefina Preumayr
  • Art Director Josefina Preumayr
  • Composer André Aires
  • Sound Designer André Aires
  • Director of Production Gerta Xhelo
  • Editorial Director Alex Rosenthal
  • Producer Bethany Cutmore-Scott
  • Associate Editorial Producer Cella Wright
  • Script Editor Alex Gendler
  • Fact-Checker Jennifer Nam

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