First of all on the taming endeavor. Make all foods are stacks of one and clear your taming group because you'll probably have to use whistles. Mine tore off on a killing spree instantly on tame. I suggest a bola and placing your first shot from far away. That'll give time to spin up the bola.

Once tame I suggest setting 'Hunt and Retrive'. My trials on hunt have resulted in chasing it to get it to go passive and land.

If anyone knows why it has a saddle slot I'm very curious to know why.

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