Depends a lot on the ammo. You’ll need 147 grain full metal jacket or hardcast bullet ammo. There was a guy that put that to the test a few years ago in Alaska. Killed a large brown bear in 7 shots.
Can a 9mm hollow point kill a bear?
The bear will die of his injuries, but he will still have enough life left in him to do you in, before he dies. You will not have a side shot if a grizzly bear is charging you, and most likely your 9mm will only inrage him, and make him try his best to kill you. Use bear repellent, it’s far more effective, than a 9mm.
Will a 9mm hurt a bear?
A 9mm parabellum is woefully under powered to stop a bear. The cartridge was never designed for use against animals as large as a bear. The short answer is no. It will not stop a bear.
Would a 9mm stop a bear?
While a rifle would of course be the best choice for hunting a black bear, any weapon that’s a reasonable choice for a deer or hog will do the job just fine. A 9mm from a few feet kills deer. A 9mm from a few feet will also kill a black bear, and if you’re that close, you should have no problem making a head shot.
Will a 22 scare off a bear?
22s can kill things like bears, short of brain and spinal cord shots, the . 22 may not incapacitate the bear quickly enough.
What animal can kill a grizzly bear?
Elephants, Hippos, and Rhinos can all easily take down a grizzly/polar bear 9/10. Adult male Lions and Tigers CAN take down a grizzly or polar bear. It won’t be a majority, but they have the tools to take them down.
Can you shoot a grizzly in the head?
The volume of a large bear’s brain is a little more or less than a pint (473 ml). The volume of a large bear’s head is about 2 1/2 gallons (9.46 l) or more. The brain, to many, is unexpectedly low and narrow. It is easy to shoot a bear in the head and miss the brain.