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Antelope with Night-Vision Goggles

OK, it’s Friday, let me have some fun.

I love this commercial for the trash-talking antelope:

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iaP0VrwqtHM[/youtube]

But then my kids roll their eyes because their somewhat “anal”, pointy-headed biologist dad has to point out a few things:

First of all, how are those antelope looking forward through those goggles?  Antelope have eyes on the side of their heads–“Eyes in front, made to hunt.  Eyes on the side, made to hide.”

And I hate to tell this to the creative geniuses that came up with that commercial, but without having night-vision goggles, the antelope already have night vision.

Oh, and by the way, so does the lion!

And to bring it back to fish, so do walleyes!

About daryl bauer

Daryl is a lifelong resident of Nebraska (except for a couple of years spent going to graduate school in South Dakota). He has been employed as a fisheries biologist for the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission for 25 years, and his current tour of duty is as the fisheries outreach program manager. Daryl loves to share his educational knowledge and is an avid multi-species angler. He holds more than 120 Nebraska Master Angler Awards for 14 different species and holds more than 30 In-Fisherman Master Angler Awards for eight different species. He loves to talk fishing and answer questions about fishing in Nebraska, be sure to check out his blog at outdoornebraska.org.

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