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- noun The condition or
habitof being active at night.
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Evolution of nocturnality in bats: potential competitors and predators during their early history.
Now taking on increasingly monstrous qualities, a vampire-likeness of achieved full nocturnality, even the sleeper finds his dreams inhabited.
It's not as easy as you might think, what with the nocturnality and so on.
"We are just now understanding the nocturnality of many creatures," says Chad Moore, Night Sky Program manager with the National Park Service.
The differences between phyla are particularly difficult to understand, while differences within smaller group sometimes correrelate with territory-size, burrowing vs. surface nesting, diurnality vs. nocturnality, or sedentary vs. migratory life history.