In case you were wondering, in a battle between your bird feeder and a bear, the bear will win. If you doubt this, you need to see a video shared by an Iowa family that shows what an apex predator did to their bird feeding place.
If you haven't been to the St. Louis Zoo recently, the grizzly enclosure is one of the most fun parts of the place. If you don't believe me, watch this jumping party that the bears just had with a group of children.
If you're a bear in Missouri, you might want to find a different place to be in October. However, if you're a hunter, the state of Missouri has set the next bear hunting season and it begins in October.