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    Default Deer are crepuscular

    Bats are nocturnal. They hunt at night. Deer are crepuscular. They are active at dawn and dusk. Cheetahs are diurnal . They hunt during the day.

    I searched for the meaning of "crepuscular". No result in Longman was found. However, in the other dictionaries it seems that it means : twilight.
    My question is what's the relation among nocturnal, crepuscular and diurnal. I didn't find anywhere such a combination : crepuscular animals!

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    Default Re: Deer are crepuscular

    Quote Originally Posted by Freeguy View Post
    Bats are nocturnal. They hunt at night. Deer are crepuscular. They are active at dawn and dusk. Cheetahs are diurnal . They hunt during the day.

    I searched for the meaning of "crepuscular". No result in Longman was found. However, in the other dictionaries it seems that it means : twilight.
    My question is what's the relation among nocturnal, crepuscular and diurnal. I didn't find anywhere such a combination : crepuscular animals!
    Take a look at Crepuscular - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia and List of nocturnal animals - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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    Default Re: Deer are crepuscular

    Quote Originally Posted by Freeguy View Post
    Bats are nocturnal. They hunt at night. Deer are crepuscular. They are active at dawn and dusk. Cheetahs are diurnal . They hunt during the day.

    I searched for the meaning of "crepuscular". No result in Longman was found. However, in the other dictionaries it seems that it means : twilight.
    My question is what's the relation among nocturnal, crepuscular and diurnal. I didn't find anywhere such a combination : crepuscular animals!
    And here is a source for diurnal: Diurnality - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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