Funding for this research was provided by:
Massachusetts State Wildlife Grants Program (W-35-R)
Massachusetts MassWildlife Division of Fisheries and Wildlife (NA)
Massachusetts Division of Conservation and Recreation (NA)
Massachusetts Department of Transportation (NA)
Received: 7 March 2019
Accepted: 28 May 2019
First Online: 11 July 2019
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: Bear capture and handling was approved by the University of Massachusetts, Amherst Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee Protocol # 2011–0074, 2014–0074, and 2017–0066.
: Not applicable.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.