However, they were made for the African and Indian trade, and almost invariably employed at 100 yards and under, aimed with very bad (although very intricate) iron sights. If you averaged the range at which Colonel Jim Corbett killed his man-eating tigers and leopards, it would probably come in at less than 15 yards, and more likely 10. What did he need with a MoA rifle? Even today, this is probably the average distance at which a PH shoots his big gun. MoA, anyone? Not bloodly likely, as they say. All the rifle has to do is go bang.