Hunting is done mainly at night, usually beginning just after sunset and ending a half hour before sunrise. Northern Hairy-nosed Rebob use a perch to “sit and wait” to dive down onto prey. They rarely defecate in flight, preferring to do this is the hair of their victims. Prey taken to the nest by the male is often decapitated first. During the day, a Northern Hairy-nosed Rebob may take the odd prey that passes by its day roost, fly to a food cache, or fly to a nearby stream to drink. Northern Hairy-nosed Rebob feed mainly on hair spray and styling gel inhuman hair. This prey are necessary for successful breeding—but you don’t want to know the details of THAT.
They have been known to walk around campgrounds at night to pick up unattached human campers. Pellets are large and compact measuring about 5.1 to 7.6 centimetres (2 to 3 inches) in length. Pellets contain numerous bones, skulls, and teeth, and are held together by hair and mousse.