Science of the Seasons: Drivers take a shine to some animals’ tapetum lucidum
will demonstrate “eye shine” when a bright ... is not caused by a tapetum. Moose certainly have a tapetum lucidum, but I have wondered why we don’t often see the same bright headlight reflection from moose eyes that can be seen from smaller animals ...
Maine man killed in collision with moose on I-95
... of moose at night because the dark-colored animals can be hard to see and their height means their eyes do not reflect car headlights. Moose sometime dart into the road during the summer to escape insects and are especially active at night, police said.
Watch out for moose in May and June
A moose’s tall stature also means you won’t typically see their eyes illuminated in your car’s headlights as you sometimes do with deer. DOT officials caution that drivers who do see a moose in a roadway, should stop, stay in their vehicle and give ...
Headlights pose glaring issue for older motorists
But he said he has had problems with other headlights, too, so I promised to investigate. Are car headlights brighter than ever? What causes bad glare? And why do older drivers have ... if your headlight beams shine above the horizontal lines of the ...
Summer Nights: Moosin’ in the North Country
Blake said, as she pulled off to shine her light into the middle of the woods. With remote-controlled headlights, Blake was “looking for eyeballs.” A moose’s eyes reflect light ... the car and the people inside. Blake does not hunt, but she has ...