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A narcotic analgesic, with a potency about 1,000 times that of morphine; used in tranquilizer darts.
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Each cow was immobilized using an anaesthesia mix consisting of 2.0 mg Etorfin (Captivon 9,8 mg m[l.sup.-1] Wildlife Pharmaceuticals South Africa), 30 mg Xylazine (Rompun dry substance, Bayer Healthcare), 0.3 mg Medetomidine (Zalopine 30 mg m[l.sup.-1], Orion Pharma) and 40 mg Ketamine (Ketaminol 100 mg m[l.sup.-1], MDS Animal Health).