Karl Malone has something in common with Davy Crockett ... they kill bears.
The Mailman bagged himself a beast during a recent hunting trip with his son ... and then posed for a photo with the post-alive majestic creature.
Karl Malone Jr. -- who plays football at LSU -- just tweeted about the kill ... saying, "S/o to my dad gettin him a bear with his bow."
Somewhere, Ted Nugent is smiling ... and also probably killing something.
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