Eyes of the Praying Mantis
Mantids rely on their eyesight to spot prey and can see up to 20 meters. They have two large compound eyes that are comprised of 10,000 units. In addition, they have three simple light detecting eyes in the middle of their heads.
David Panevin on Flickr

Eyes of the Praying Mantis

Mantids rely on their eyesight to spot prey and can see up to 20 meters. They have two large compound eyes that are comprised of 10,000 units. In addition, they have three simple light detecting eyes in the middle of their heads.

David Panevin on Flickr

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