It is thought that bigfoot makes temporary dwellings only primarily because of the fear of discovery by humans. It then abandons these makeshift habitats at the slightest sign of human presence. If this hypothesis is true, it is possible that it sleeps or moves from one locality to another in any given day.
It is reported that they are omnivores. There are many reports of them eating deer, rodents, roots, fruit, berries and fish. There are many more reports of other food items but these seem to be the most common.