generally nocturnal or most active after sunset – The Core IAS

generally nocturnal or most active after sunset

Consider the following fauna:

  1. Lion-tailed Macaque
  2. Malabar Civet
  3. Sambar Deer

        How many of the above are generally nocturnal or most active after sunset?

        (a)   Only one

        (b)   Only two

        (c)   All three

        (d)   None

B

·          Lion-tailed Macaque : is diurnal, meaning it is active exclusively in daylight hours.

·         Malabar civet is considered nocturnal 

·         The sambar is a large deer native to the Indian subcontinent. They are nocturnal or crepuscular, and generally consistent in colour around the body, and can vary from yellowish-brown to almost dark grey.