Dr. Neil Jordan, a conservation biologist from UNSW’s Centre for Ecosystem Science, has started to paint eyes on the rear-ends of cows to prevent lion attacks.
If you’re reading the words on this page using your eyes, then there’s a good chance you’ve been taking your vision for granted. And if you’ve ever wondered what it’s like to live without vision for your whole life, Tommy Edison explains vision from the perspective of someone who’s been blind their whole life.
Eyesight is a wonderful thing – in fact, there’s a good chance that you’re using it to read these words right now! Now imagine what happens when a person has lived the first months or years of their life without this ability, only to have it suddenly given to them. How are you supposed to react? Do you laugh, cry, look amazed, or do something else?