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Originally posted by DocEmrick
I doubt that it is EXACTLY how the story makes it sound. Agreed on propaganda most likely. Some professional probably shot the animal, at which point Putin approached it's sleeping carcass for photo ops and for the truth to be bent. If a non-Russian news source reports it, I stand corrected.
Originally posted by Snap
Sounds like propaganda to me. Tranq guns do not work as fast as they do in the movies. You will not stop a charging tiger with one. You would be lucky to stop a large charging animal with a real gun.