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Curr Biol. 2002 Apr 2;12(7):R253-5.

Visual ecology: coloured fruit is what the eye sees best.

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Department of Physiology, Medical School, Framlington Place, NE2 4HH, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK. C.J.L.Wolf@newcastle.ac.uk

Abstract

Trichromatic vision may have evolved as an aid to frugivory. This hypothesis is supported by the recent demonstration that the spatial characteristics of pictures containing fruit are particularly well matched to the abilities of the human visual system.

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