If you can identify the carcass, your shot placement is off or round is too small
That's entirely possible.... it's usually a 22-250 or 204 ruger. Does make for a very nice "POOF!" however.
Still happily answering to the call-sign Peetza.
The problem, as you so eloquently put it, is choice.
He is no fool who gives what he can not keep to gain what he can not lose.
-Jim Eliott, paraphrasing Philip Henry.