There are two methods of restraining restraining.
(1) Physical method.
1. Confinement.--- Squeeze cages - are extremely valuable restrain tool for they are designed depending upon the animals anatomy conformation and physiological requirement in order to be safe and use full in carrying out various procedures. Special bags - for young animals Towel for young
2. Physical barriers. --- Use of shields and blankets, but usually not used in case of tigers due to involment of high risk.
3. Arms and nets
(2) Chemical method.
In chemical restraining method for tigers only blowgun tranquilization is used. Different groups of drugs can be given to the animal which are as listed below. For a tiger of 110 Kg the drug is
Tilazol 500 mg I/m
Effect 10 to 15 min
Recovery 4.5 hrs