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Re: Dino Eyes
In a message dated 12/2/98 9:18:19 PM Eastern Standard Time,
<< 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?