Location: Outside U.S.
Date: Spring 2010
How is a cows vision, I mean do they see in black and
white or color?
Peggy A common misconception about cattle (particularly bulls) is that they are enraged by the color red (something provocative is often said to be "like a red flag to a bull").
This is incorrect, as cattle are red-green color-blind. The myth arose from the use of red capes in the sport of bullfighting; in fact, two different capes are used.
Please refer to the following URL for the rest of the story. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cattle
It is not the color of the cape that angers the bull, but rather the movement of the fabric that irritates the bull and incites it to charge.
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