As humans, we all love food, and we would do anything for food. Animals are no different than us.
For years a raccoon family has been visiting a woman’s yard. One particular female raccoon from this family has been knocking on the lady’s glass door using a rock. Yet she only does it when the food bowl is empty.
This woman named Zoosie has been sharing videos of the raccoon family in her neighborhood on her YouTube channel. Apparently, they come to her yard to eat her cat food. Zoosie is a very generous host to her visitors who come to her yard every night.
Who wouldn’t want these cuties to visit every day?
According to Zoosie, the raccoon family has been living in her yard for many years. She enjoys their company because the raccoons are adorable and friendly. Zoosie’s dog Rascal loves these late-night visits. He plays with the raccoons through the glass door.
One specific female raccoon holds a rock in between her paws and taps on the glass door using it when the cat food bowl is empty. Doesn’t this act show how intelligent these creatures are?
Due to this behavior, Zoosie has named this raccoon ‘Rocksy.’ Zoosie denies the absurd myth that raccoons who come out during daytime have rabies. Rocksy is just a nursing mother trying to find food for her baby raccoons.
Since predators come out at night, the mother raccoon stays in her den to protect her babies. During the daytime, they go outside looking for food. Cat food is their favorite.
It is a sight of joy watching these creatures in action. These cat food burglars are the perfect companions to keep you entertained at home.
Click below to enjoy a video of Rocksy in action.
Raccoons are medium-sized mammal native to North America. They are the biggest of the procyonid family, having a body length of roughly 40 to 70 cm and a bodyweight of about 5 to 26 kg. Its grayish coat mostly consists of thick underfur, which shields them against cold weather.
Although raccoons are more than happy to make human property their homes, yet they can be vicious when approached by humans. According to The Human Society, humans should be particularly cautious of approaching raccoons, as they are common carriers of roundworms, rabies, and leptospirosis.
If you think that the raccoon is intelligent, you should see this monkey. Smart monkey sharpens a rock to use it to smash a glass enclosure at the zoo.
Most of us believe that monkeys are smarter than they let on. Well, this monkey has undoubtedly proven our beliefs to be right.
Staff members, zoo visitors, and even the monkeys were amazed, as this smart Columbian white-faced Capuchin monkey in Zhengzhou Zoo in China’s Henan province, when he used a stone to break the glass enclosure. The question is, did it do it by accident, or did the monkey do it on purpose?
Featured image is a screenshot of the YouTube video.