Some animals able to see to at night because Animals that hunt at night are called nocturnal animals , and their eyes are their eyes are specially adapted to see in darkness .
Most nocturnal creature have large eyes , with wonder pupils and larger lenses. This makes it possible for their eyes to gather enough to stimulate the cells at the block of the retina , witch sends signals to the brain that are translated into images .
The retina of nocturnal animals is almost entirely composed of cells known as rods, that are sensitive to light. In nocturnal animals , cones are absent or almost absent , leaving them with virtually no color vision.
Some animals have eyes glow in the dark. This is because they have a special adaptation for night vision called the tapetum.