|Measuring Baby Bear- RMR|
It doesn't get cold enough for long enough for Missouri bears to enter hibernation. They spend the winter like a lot of us senior citizens- waking up at night and going for a snack or a bathroom break. Since MDC hasn't found anyone willing to change the battery of an awake bear, the bear collar lasts one year and then automatically drops off where it can be located and retrieved. More on the Missouri studies by Mississippi State is at fwrc.msstate.edu.
And for the same Canadian commentator's view on carbon emissions, try this site.