A television program featuring the
white-tailed deer referred to them as crepuscular. The word is applied to
animals that are active at twilight. It comes from the Latin crepusculum, dusk or twilight.
Related words include
crepuscle (twilight), crepuscule (twilight), crepusculine (dusky, pertaining to
twilight), crepusculous (indistinct, dim, dusky), and crepusculum (twilight,
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