Raccoons are primarily active at night, but they may also be active during the day. They are omnivores and will eat a wide variety of foods, including fruits, nuts, insects, fish, and small mammals. They are also known to raid garbage cans, gardens, and bird feeders.
Raccoons are also known for their intelligence and problem-solving abilities. They are skilled climbers and can easily gain access to roofs, attics, and other areas of a home. They are also known to use tools, such as breaking open clams with a rock.