The influence of human disturbance on wildlife nocturnality

  title={The influence of human disturbance on wildlife nocturnality},
  author={Kaitlyn M. Gaynor and Cheryl Ellen Hojnowski and Neil H. Carter and Justin S. Brashares},
  pages={1232 - 1235}
Nocturnal refuge As the human population grows, there are fewer places for animals to live out their lives independently of our influence. Given our mostly diurnal tendencies, one domain that remains less affected by humans is the night. Gaynor et al. found that across the globe and across mammalian species—from deer to coyotes and from tigers to wild boar—animals are becoming more nocturnal (see the Perspective by Benítez-López). Human activities of all kinds, including nonlethal pastimes such… 
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