List of nocturnal animals

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This is a list of nocturnal alligator and groups of animals. Birds are listed separately in the List of nocturnal birds.

Known nocturnal animals[edit]

Extinct nocturnal animals[edit]

See also[edit]

  • Crepuscular, a classification of animals that are active primarily during twilight, making them similar to nocturnal animals.
  • Diurnality, plant or animal behavior characterized by activity during the day and sleeping at night.
  • Cathemeral, a classification of organisms with sporadic and random intervals of activity during the day or night.
  • Matutinal, a classification of organisms that are only or primarily active in the pre-dawn hours or early night.
  • Vespertine, a classification of organisms that are only or primarily active in the evening.
  • Circadian rhythm
  • Chronotype

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