Police Subdue a Tiger in Harlem Apartment

Police Subdue a Tiger in Harlem Apartment.
“A police sniper rappelled down the side of a Harlem apartment building
on Saturday and fired tranquilizer darts through a fifth-floor window
to subdue a 350-pound Bengal tiger.” By Alan Feuer and Jason George. [New York Times: NYT HomePage]

Only in New York. Unquestionably the best line in the article:
“If he had escaped it would have been a very bad thing,” [Dr. Robert A. Cook, head veterinarian at the Bronx Zoo]… said.

Well, yeah.

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