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Calibers named after Animals and Insects

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Pretty sure every insect name has been taken by some caliber, often .22 but off the top of my head:

.218 Bee

Remington Yellow Jackets (.22 LR, but still)

Edited by Garufa
Google check on the Bee, lol.
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35 minutes ago, OLDNEWBIE said:
shotgun slugs ?? Nasty creatures.


1 hour ago, RED333 said:

.404 and .500 Jeffrey, I know not an animal, but just ask my wife.

If we are going that way

45-70 Government, they are all animals up there....

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26 minutes ago, Ronald_55 said:

Just to keep it moving

. 220 Rook

I saw a rook rifle mentioned today. I had never heard of that kind of thing before, so I had a quick look into them. Turns out there are a whole bunch of "rook" calibers.


.17 hornet

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