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The most hilarious video of zookeepers capturing a guy in a tiger suit that you'll see all day

Feb 15, 2010, 12:15 PM EDT

I debated most of the morning over whether to post this, being that strictly speaking it isn’t about sports. But how often do you get to follow a post about Tiger Woods with a post about a guy in a tiger costume being captured by zookeepers? A zoo in Tokyo is concerned about its animals escaping, so as a drill, they practiced capturing a rogue tiger … but instead of the real thing, substituted the guy you see to the right. I’m sure he was fierce and everything, but I’m not convinced that this crack tiger recovery team is genuinely prepared for an actual jungle cat. But I could be wrong.
Decide for yourself by viewing the video following the jump.

Notice the elephants in the background laughing as zookeepers set up a flimsy tiger net. This entire video is pretty comical; especially when you remember that the zoo officials are totally serious about it.

It may not be ready for tigers, but this zoo is totally prepared if a furry convention gets out of hand.
Lest we forget what the real thing looks like.
Zoo Totally Takes Down Man in Tiger Suit [Asylum]

  1. Dee Mirich and the Supremes - Feb 15, 2010 at 10:28 PM

    They should just hire this woman.