Narcotics are essential, even though it says that narcotics are not needed definitely use some. I ended up having to panically administer narcotics to the Sabertooth(lvl 3) because it I was about to wake up
Easily knocked out when you use a bloa. When stuck shoot in head while you can and itll go down quickly. Tranq darts make the process quicker, but arrows will do the job just fine. They can be picked up and dropped into safe taming cages by argies to make this easy tame all the more easy.