Introduce the captivating topic of cats' ability to see in the dark and the common belief surrounding their exceptional night vision
Discuss the large pupils, which allow more light to enter the eye, and the structure called the tapetum lucidum
Discuss the higher concentration of rod cells, specialized photoreceptor cells that are sensitive to dim light
Discuss how it helps maximize the available light by bouncing it back through the retina, giving cats a second chance to detect dim images.
Highlight the significant differences in their ability to perceive and navigate in low-light conditions, emphasizing the advantages cats possess in the dark.
Explain their ability to detect subtle movements, track prey, and accurately judge distances even in near darkness.
such as their reduced ability to perceive fine details and colors in low-light conditions