Alas, their tranquilizing
attempts seem to have done nothing more than terrorize the bear and contribute greatly to its injured state and thus its mercy killing.
the cat, game wardens returned it to the area they believe it came from and waited for it to wake up, so it wouldn't be vulnerable to predators, he said.
He was given tranquilizing
and anti-inflammatory medicines.
He and the animal's trainer watched warily from the wings, tranquilizing
dart rifles in-hand and backed up by a police SWAT team.
They caught up with the bear at the Ridgeway Country Club in White Plains, where they knocked it out with a tranquilizing
The response was that tranquilizing
a large animal that is capable of running 50 mph can take anywhere from two minutes to 12 minutes, depending on its weight, health and where the tranquilizer dart hits the animal, Moore said.
For more than two hours, officials chased the bear before tranquilizing
and relocating it to a wooded area nearby.
The idea is to rob smoking of its rewards, such as the taste of tobacco and the tranquilizing
and alertness-inducing effects of nicotine.