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Cecie Starr + 3 others
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781337408332

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Chapter 33, Problem 1CT
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Like other nocturnal carnivores, the ferret shown in Figure 33.16 has light-reflecting material in its choroid. Explain why the presence of reflective material in this layer of the eye maximizes the degree to which light excites photoreceptors. Explain also why having reflective material in this- layer causes the perceived image to be somewhat blurry.

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