sheesh, that's about 50% more power than the rifles with which Bell took many hundreds of huge elephants. u "think' it's inadaquate for US game? sheehs, only Alaska and Montana have grizzlies, most of which are under 500 lbs. Almost no black bears are bigger than that, and hundreds of elk fall to 30-30 type rds,muzzleloaders, bows, pistols ,etc, every year. 308 milsurp offers lots of practice at about 15c a shot, so why bother with anything else, hmm? Sheesh people are stupid.