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The size of a house cat, colugos are nocturnal mammals that live in trees.On a cool night in Malaysia, scientists track mysterious colugos across the treetops|Yao-Hua Law|November 20, 2020|Science News
Depending on where canopy bridges are located, marsupials or rodents could benefit, though observing such creatures to know for sure could be a challenge if they are nocturnal.A rope bridge restored a highway through the trees for endangered gibbons|Carolyn Wilke|October 19, 2020|Science News
Revealing these differences can be a stepping stone toward seeing how nocturnal activities are faring under climate change.Nights are warming faster than days. Here’s what that means for the planet.|Ula Chrobak|October 9, 2020|Popular Science
This research project uses the nocturnal insects as a delivery service for tiny electronic packages that weigh less than a hundredth of an ounce.
Besides eye and body size, the team also recorded information on where the frogs lived, whether they were diurnal or nocturnal, and certain aspects of their reproductive behavior.What hundreds of pickled frog carcasses can tell us about their enormous eyes|María Paula Rubiano A.|October 1, 2020|Popular Science
For the last few weeks, the Ukrainians have reported nocturnal attacks on positions in this area almost every morning.Ukrainian Troops Retreat From Russian Border, Leaving 100 Kilometers Open to Invasion|Pierre Vaux|August 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
As the sun was setting, we made our way back, along a highway furrowed by hippos during their nocturnal forages.Walking With Wildebeests: Exploring the Serengeti on Foot|Joanna Eede|July 9, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Coffeehouses stayed open late, while in the countryside, “spinning bees”—nocturnal gatherings of women—were enduringly popular.
With Ramadan turning schedules nocturnal, the women are preparing daily breakfast meals, called iftar.
Dennis was recovering from a downturn in his life—wild drugs, hospital, and a nocturnal escape organized by Jack Nicholson.
If only they both come to realise it in their normal waking states his Double will cease these nocturnal excursions.Three More John Silence Stories|Algernon Blackwood
Desks and boxes were thrust aside, the winch was manned, and the weighty lantern mounted slowly to its nocturnal watch-tower.The Floating Light of the Goodwin Sands|R.M. Ballantyne
But they were not ready as yet to do any nocturnal spearing, and if ever Indians wanted a night's rest they wanted it.Overland|John William De Forest
And each man, I am sure, can imagine how ill A journey nocturnal agree with me will.
Such was found to be the case, as they are strictly nocturnal hunters, and keep their holes closely shut during the day-time.In the Wilds of Florida|W.H.G. Kingston