What do raccoons eat in the wild ?

The raccoon animal is omnivorous and the diet is completely dependent on the season. Raccoons eat in nature different foods. The basis of nutrition is various insects, reptiles, eggs of birds, rodents, fish, crabs, crabs, lobsters and other small animals. Also, in warm climates or summer, raccoons prefer to eat fruits, berries, nuts, and acorns.

Raccoons living near people do not disdain to swarm in garbage in search of scraps.

Raccoons are well tamed and therefore they are increasingly started as pets.

The ration of the animal must be competently matched, this directly determines the life expectancy of the pet.

To feed the raccoon, you should use the products that it feeds in the natural environment: eggs, fish, low-fat meat, fruits, various nuts, vegetables and cereals. You can use for food and feed for cats and dogs, but only in special cases, when the raccoon does not get enough vitamins from the usual diet.

Feed the animal 3 times a day. In the morning at 8:00, in the evening around 18: 00-19: 00 and at night at 23:00.

Raccoon in captivity is most often very discriminating in food. Therefore, their tastes are quite different, for example, one will gladly eat fish, and the second and close to it will not do. In this case, you should study your pet’s favorite treats.