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Re: Feathering in coelurosaurs



In a message dated 4/4/00 6:20:14 PM EST, jdaniel@aristotle.net writes:

<< Let's not confuse coorblindness for lack of color vision. If I remember
 correctly, most mammals can see color, they are just colorblind (meaning, 
they
 don't distinguish certain colors) as well as primates or reptiles. Doing a
 red-green test on a dog for instance would yield no difference, but use
 different colors and they can. Going from memory here though... >>

Strictly speaking, you're correct. Most mammals do have >some< color sense. 
It's just not generally as sharp as that of primates.