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Nocturnal

nocturnal

Pertaining to, occurring at or active at night.

Origin: L. Nocturnus Of or during or relating to the night; a nocturnal journey; nocturnal stillness; nocturnal predators.Belonging to or active during the night; nocturnal animals are active at night; nocturnal plants have flowers that open at night and close by day.Of or relating to or occurring in the night; nocturnal darkness.Pertaining to the night.


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Re: Any SOLID arguments against evolution?

... value. - It is based on evidence (presence of aliens or whatever) - It makes sense - It is useful (see first line) Otherwise it is just a nocturnal emission of your brain and should be treated as such.

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by canalon
Thu Apr 14, 2011 1:21 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Any SOLID arguments against evolution?
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Re: Blind faith

... between groups and then measure and compare. Otherwise it is just intellectual masturbation, and the resultscontribute as much to science as nocturnal emissions contributes to the evolution of our species. I am a stauch evolutionist and a skeptic, but I also value good science. making stuff ...

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by canalon
Wed Mar 23, 2011 9:58 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Blind faith
Replies: 37
Views: 23546

Writer in need of help.

... down a different path. But they do have [because of the light gathering properties] a strong light sensativity, so when on the surface, tend to be nocturnal.

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by Otakon
Tue Jul 13, 2010 12:33 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Writer in need of help.
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Views: 5488

Re: Putting them down - Metabolic Bone disease

I know this is old but...... After raising hundreds of nocturnal geckos of various species for 10 years I have never once seen MBD in my collection. They have absolutely NO UVB exposure and have been very healthy producing tons of viable eggs and babies ...

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by Chris103
Fri Mar 05, 2010 2:32 am
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Putting them down - Metabolic Bone disease
Replies: 2
Views: 6273

Putting them down - Metabolic Bone disease

... because I've been using them for a while now. Use what you trust is what I say.). Now, leopard geckos don't require uvb lighting because they are nocturnal. But in my opinion, I think there has to be SOME benefit having them on it. I read somewhere there was a survey being done which showed some ...

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by 2009queenb
Mon Aug 24, 2009 8:50 pm
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Putting them down - Metabolic Bone disease
Replies: 2
Views: 6273
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