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Can mice distinguish color?
Question Date: 2010-03-04
Answer 1:

Mice, like dogs, horses, and most other mammals, have two color-sensitive cell types in their eyes. The only mammals with more than two are the primates, including humans, which have three. Birds and reptiles have four color-sensitive cell types.

So yes, sort of, mice can see some color, but not as well as we can.

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