Were dinosaurs nocturnal

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== == == == I don't think so. They were reptiles which means they were cold blooded and therefore I would think they would be inactive during night because it was cooler. some might have such as troodont's and dromaeosaurs been nocturnal so it would have been easier to get baby herbivores or if troodonts wanted to get mammal prey

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