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Re: Dino Eyes



In a message dated 12/2/98 9:18:19 PM Eastern Standard Time,
Dinogeorge@AOL.COM writes:

<< Sclerotic plates probably immobilized the eyes for all practical purposes.
 Changes in visual field would have taken place almost exclusively by head
 motions (bobbing, side to side sweeping, etc.). >>

I've read that many dinosaurs had acute vision, especially the hunters.  Any
speculation about why they developed such good eyesight but limited the field
of vision?  Do any modern mammals have a similar arrangement?
Thanks.