Black bears squaring 5-6 feet are about average. A bear over 6 feet is excellent. Seven-foot bears are trophies of a lifetime, likely 400 pound-plus animals. Extra Tip: When looking for a bear that will square over 6 feet, note the position of its ears and their size.
Is a 270 big enough for black bear?
270 or 308 plenty fine for a black bear.
How dangerous is Himalayan black bear?
The Himalayan black or brown bears are more aggressive compared to the Grizzly bears of North America. They get easily agitated when startled. And are voracious pursuers. Talk to any local villager in Himalayas and you will hear stories of bear attacks to be the highest among wild animal attacks.
What are bears weaknesses?
Understanding bear weaknesses: Bears are very shortsighted and have very poor peripheral vision hence the reason they stand on their hind legs (to get a better view and smell). They cannot stand erect on a steep grade. Their neck muscles and jaw structure provide more resistance for turning their necks.