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26th Apr '16 8:13:25 PM SGtroper
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* Bagheera is seen sleeping at night in ''Film/TheJungleBook2016'', when leopards, both spotted and black, are usually more nocturnal.
22nd Apr '16 11:02:08 PM JMQwilleran
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* Guinea pigs are diurnal, but have unusual sleeping habits. They take many short naps and many, though not all, even keep their eyes open during sleep. They are also known to be at least somewhat responsive to the sleep/wake habits of their owners.

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* Guinea pigs are diurnal, but have unusual sleeping habits. They take many short naps and many, though not all, even keep their eyes open during sleep. (This is pure prey behavior, a guinea pig sleeping with its eyes closed is a very relaxed guinea pig that generally trusts its owner(s).) They are also known to be at least somewhat responsive to the sleep/wake habits of their owners.
22nd Apr '16 10:56:00 PM JMQwilleran
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* Certain animals that are normally nocturnal will sometimes end up displaying diurnal behavior if kept in captivity, such as at a zoo or something, and are fed during the daytime, no longer having to hunt at night.
16th Apr '16 1:02:37 PM grapesandmilk
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* Owl from ''WesternAnimation/TheAnimalsOfFarthingWood''.
22nd Oct '15 6:33:03 PM nombretomado
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** There's also the [[EveryoneCallsHimBarkeep the Wise Owl]] from [[TheLegendOfZeldaLinksAwakening Link's Awakening]] but this is handwaved when at the end it turns out [[spoiler: he's a dream construct]].

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** There's also the [[EveryoneCallsHimBarkeep the Wise Owl]] from [[TheLegendOfZeldaLinksAwakening ''[[VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaLinksAwakening Link's Awakening]] Awakening]]'' but this is handwaved when at the end it turns out [[spoiler: he's a dream construct]].
11th Sep '15 10:16:05 PM TrollMan
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* Studies on fossils suggest that many small predatory dinosaurs, such as ''Velociraptor'' and ''Coelophysis'', were likely nocturnal.
1st Aug '15 1:03:00 PM MarkLungo
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* Shrews have such a rapid metabolism that they ''have'' to be cathemeral to survive, because they'll starve to death if they sleep for longer than an hour or so at a stretch.

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* Shrews have such a rapid metabolism that they ''have'' to be cathemeral to survive, because they'll starve to death if they sleep for longer than an hour or so at a stretch.stretch.
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31st Mar '15 9:23:35 PM JMQwilleran
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* On ''WesternAnimation/PBAndJOtter'', the Raccoon family is a straight example with the exception of the father, Mr. Raccoon, who has a nighttime job and sleeps during the day.
31st Mar '15 9:21:23 PM JMQwilleran
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* Guinea pigs are diurnal, but have unusual sleeping habits. They take many short naps and many, though not all, even keep their eyes open during sleep.

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* Guinea pigs are diurnal, but have unusual sleeping habits. They take many short naps and many, though not all, even keep their eyes open during sleep. They are also known to be at least somewhat responsive to the sleep/wake habits of their owners.
31st Mar '15 9:18:19 PM JMQwilleran
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* Guinea pigs are diurnal.

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* Guinea pigs are diurnal.diurnal, but have unusual sleeping habits. They take many short naps and many, though not all, even keep their eyes open during sleep.
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