Side-by-side pics visualize how animals see the world differently from us [10 pics]

Editor, blogger, and cephalopod enthusiast Elizabeth Preston has written an intriguing and approachable article for Nautilus comparing how we see things as humans with how various other animals see things.

Here are several comparisons she discusses. On the left is a simulation of what the animal sees and on the right is how we see the same thing…

Cats

Animal and Human Vision, Side-by-Side Comparison - 1

Rattlesnakes

Animal and Human Vision, Side-by-Side Comparison - 4

Bees

Animal and Human Vision, Side-by-Side Comparison - 2

Cuttlefish

Animal and Human Vision, Side-by-Side Comparison - 5

Birds

Animal and Human Vision, Side-by-Side Comparison - 3

Read her article for lots more on how and why these differences exist.