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Name: Peggy
Status: student
Grade: 6-8
Location: Outside U.S.
Country: USA
Date: Spring 2010
 

Question:
How is a cows vision, I mean do they see in black and white or color?



Replies:
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.[31][32] 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.

Sincere regards,
Mike Stewart

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