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Bears slow down but stay warm

Scientists had thought bears' metabolism was closely linked to body temperature, but the test bears' temperature dropped relatively little during hibernation while their metabolism plummeted.


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In bears' hibernation rest a few surprises
Article | In the woods of Alaska, five black bears snoozed all winter while researchers recorded every detail of their slow-motion daily drama for the first time ever.
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