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Comic #2611

1 {scene: the Jurassic}
1 Allosaurus: RAAARRRHH!!
1 Scientist Adam: It's an Allosaurus!
2 Scientist Jamie: Don't move. There's a theory that these creatures have such poor eyesight that they can only sense prey when it moves.
3 Scientist Adam: {not moving} A theory?
4 Scientist Jamie: Well if it's not true, we'll be making an important contribution to science.
4 Scientist Adam: And its stomach.

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This is fairly common thing amongst animal vision. At least to the extent that moving objects are much easier to spot than still ones. It even applies to humans.

Whether or not it applies to dinosaurs is all a bit speculative...

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