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Can a 12 Gauge Shotgun Knock a Bear Down?

Is a 12 gauge shotgun slug enough to knock a bear down?

This hunter shows us if this heavy slug can put down a heavy bear.

See this remarkable video and you, too, will know the answer.

Alaska bear hunting is not for the faint of heart hunters. These apex predators can and will eat you if they feel like it.

Mike West is out to test if a 12 gauge shotgun slug can actually knock a bear off its feet. Hunting from the relative safety of the tree stand over bait the size of the bears in this video is quite epic. Can the 12 gauge shotgun slug anchor a big bear with one shot?

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Can a 12 Gauge Shotgun Knock a Bear Down?