MeatEater Glossary: Crepuscular

Educational Aug 4, 2020

MeatEater Glossary: Crepuscular

Crepuscular /krəˈpəskyələr/ adjective An animal that is most active at dawn or dusk. For whitetail hunters, this is the time of day when you've got to be in the woods. It's that half-light period that gives you the best chance to see more deer.

Rinella: "My dad used to call this the magic hour. Crepuscular is the thinking man's term for when deer get killed."

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