So a moose is quite harmless but an Elk is not?
Elk taste yummy. Ask to moose and bear meat . . . ? Well, as a friend of mine quipped, "It's tastes OK, if you don't mind the taste of smelly gym socks."
Darwin has taught elk to stay away from people . . . because they taste yummy! If you think an elk is just going to trot up to you to say, "Hello!" . . . well then, ich glaube, es knuscht mich ein Elch"
If you bag a big elk . . . you had better have a good sized freezer . . . and you will have enough meet to last you until summer!
No, that's your message. I didn't write anything like that. The first thing hunters learn, is to treat their firearms with respect. The second thing is, to treat wild animals with respect.
Take a trot out your front door and talk to some elk hunters, and ask, "Y'all been having problems with too many elk coming up to you . . . ?
Can recommend a "tactical shotgun"
But if was just me . . . and a bear . . . this is would I would like to have:
However, I would not recommend this for ordinary folks. This is a serious firearm.
Shooting a polar bear with with pellet ammunition sounds retarded to me.
You misspelled slug
. Try googling on "rat shot" or "bird shot", if those the varmints that you are hunting.