Shawn Ng

Oct 16, 2020

6 min read

DesLens: If red wasn’t red

I remember my time as a kid, eagerly waiting for the clock to strike 8 pm as I sat excitedly in front of the television waiting for the airing of nature documentaries in the early 2000s, back before Netflix was a thing. I vividly remember this episode on eagles, the magnificent bird of prey soaring high above forest canopies and amongst the great peaks. There was a scene where they mentioned the eyesight of these birds are eight times greater than the human, while simultaneously being able to see and distinguish more colours than human beings can comprehend. My curious little mind back then began to go wild…