Features of the behavior of a brown bear, or what you need to know to get the beast
Some experts hunters, believe that the brown bear has a characteristic unique features of behavior and character, which very little attention in modern literature. And these behaviors do not have titles or clear language, despite the great popularity of this animal. It may be noted, incredible perseverance, which manifests itself in situations where the animal has the intention to produce their own food or even the small bit of food. The features of the physique and the power of the beast, greatly help the implementation of various plans. Bear with pleasure and often visits fruiting areas where you can eat fruits or other treats. And the pet is not limited to collecting fruits from the ground, but can quite successfully and independently to extract them from trees. Very often you can see that the animal is trying to climb the tree, but the branches under his weight fast break. The bear quite quickly begins to act in view of such circumstances and just starts to shake the tree, extracting a sufficient quantity of fruit.
Stubborn nature of a bear, all hunters know how the main feature of his character, and for this reason very often exaggerate the danger of meeting with that animal. There is an enormous number of cases, when bears find people in the woods sitting around the campfire, pissed of screams and they only make a few jerky steps forward, not daring to go to full convergence. Beast irritable grunts, calms down and leaves the territory, looking askance. This is because along with irritability and short temper, these animals are characterized by such character traits as othodchivy that in some cases, meeting the beast with a man was saved last. Pretty frequent transitions from irritation and anger to complete calm can be noted with respect to individuals of this species to each other.
Brown bears are very large animals. Weight some individuals can reach 500-800 kg Bears are very dangerous and powerful of opponents, and so to meet these animals in the process of hunting the best to prepare in advance. Basic readiness needs to be expressed as the weapons used and the size of the caliber. For hunting big game, be sure to use only large caliber. However, for hunting bear, in some cases, used shotguns. In the process of hunting with a gun smooth-bore type, the hunter has to fire from a distance of 30-35 meters, and this distance can be called very dangerous. In most cases, the use of such tactics is possible when shooting directly at the den, using the blinding light of lanterns or headlamps. There is also a kind of hunting called «approach». But in this case it is best to have at its disposal both weapons, for use in unforeseen or difficult situations.
In any case, to take part in a bear hunt, without prior training or nepristrasnim a gun is very dangerous. Even if the hunter will have to use the new ammunition, the sighting will never be superfluous. A mandatory condition for safe bear hunting can be called a practice shooting offhand without careful aim. The bear beast, which has excellent speed and agility, and may not leave the hunter time for a more thorough run.
Thus the process of shooting offhand implies the existence of a very short distance of 5-10 meters. In this case, it is best to use a rifled gun. In addition, not superfluous will be training on shooting in different conditions — in the dark or with the headlights. During the winter hunting need to be very careful to the selection and condition of the rifle lubrication and condition triggers.
Hunting for bear, it is very important to know exactly where you should aim and shoot. The usual hit to the body can not cause the animal any harm, but it will be a waste of time for the hunter. Moreover, such penetration may carry the danger. A wounded animal, who noticed that the arrow will be to defend and even attack. Aim and shoot at deadly place – the head or region of the spinal cord. Even if the first shot to kill the animal does not succeed, there is always a probability of full or partial immobilization. In any case, first of all, take care of their own security. A wounded bear is totally unpredictable and very dangerous.