thanks for all the words (and thoughts about dinner)
that you all contributed -- i still haven't found the
word i'm after, but i may have dreamed it up in the
first place. opportunistic comes close, but the term
describes a change in fundamental behavior (like
nocturnal, diurnal, crepuscular - love that word!)
based on a new set of circumstances. if i re-discover
the term, you guys will be the first to know!
Wendy Hiller Gee
Medical Art Manager
1100 Grundy Lane
San Bruno, CA 94066
--- Andrea Balinson <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> wendy hiller gee wrote:
> >OK, i know some of you naturalists out there can
> >answer this: isn't there a term for animals which
> >change their activity from nocturnal to diurnal (or
> >vice versa) in adapatation to some change in the
> "Opportunistic" is the term used for animals that
> change their eating
> habits based on what's abundant at a particular
> time. Perhaps that fits
> your situation?
> Andrea Balinson
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