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* ''Film/MightyJoeYoung'' has this occur as a publicity stunt for a night club--the owner hires '''[[CrazyAwesome cowboys to lasso lions]]''', and finds the title character along the way.

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* ''Film/MightyJoeYoung'' has this occur a night club owner hires '''cowboys to lasso lions''' in order to bring them to the show as a publicity stunt for a night club--the owner hires '''[[CrazyAwesome cowboys to lasso lions]]''', and finds stunt, finding the title character along the way.


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* Literally TruthInTelevision for the young DavidAttenborough, whose early ''Zoo Quest'' programmes were about trapping animals in exotic locations so they could be brought back to London Zoo.

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* Literally TruthInTelevision for the young DavidAttenborough, Creator/DavidAttenborough, whose early ''Zoo Quest'' programmes were about trapping animals in exotic locations so they could be brought back to London Zoo.


* ''{{GURPS}} Bestiary'' had two pages of rules on live capture of animals.

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* ''{{GURPS}} ''TabletopGame/{{GURPS}} Bestiary'' had two pages of rules on live capture of animals.


* The primary antagonist of the [[FrancoBelgianComics Franco-Belgian comic book]] ''Franchise/{{Marsupilami}}'' is named Bring M. Backalive in the original French version (or Bring de Backalive in the comic) and, as expected, attempts to capture a live specimen of the eponymous animal.

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* The primary antagonist of the [[FrancoBelgianComics Franco-Belgian comic book]] ''Franchise/{{Marsupilami}}'' ''ComicBook/{{Marsupilami}}'' is named Bring M. Backalive in the original French version (or Bring de Backalive in the comic) and, as expected, attempts to capture a live specimen of the eponymous animal.


* ''{{Primeval}}'' seems to have 'take it alive' as the secondary aim of dealing with incursions, if for some reason the primary aim (return creature to time period) falls through. Of course, if they can't do that, they kill it rather than let it run rampant in the modern era. Sometimes wind up being the target of Lester's [[DeadpanSnarker Deadpan Snark]] "...And what am I meant to do with a mammoth?"

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* ''{{Primeval}}'' ''Series/{{Primeval}}'' seems to have 'take it alive' as the secondary aim of dealing with incursions, if for some reason the primary aim (return creature to time period) falls through. Of course, if they can't do that, they kill it rather than let it run rampant in the modern era. Sometimes wind up being the target of Lester's [[DeadpanSnarker Deadpan Snark]] "...And what am I meant to do with a mammoth?"



* ''PrehistoricPark'' is this trope in effect.

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* ''PrehistoricPark'' ''Series/PrehistoricPark'' is this trope in effect.



* Classic ''{{Traveller}}''

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* ''StarWarsTheCloneWars'' had this done with a {{Kaiju}}, [[{{Expy}} The]] [[Franchise/{{Godzilla}} Zillo]] [[RentAZilla Beast]]. It ends as well as you might expect when they bring it back to Coruscant (a planet-wide city and capital of the galactic republic) of all places.

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* ''StarWarsTheCloneWars'' ''WesternAnimation/StarWarsTheCloneWars'' had this done with a {{Kaiju}}, [[{{Expy}} The]] [[Franchise/{{Godzilla}} Zillo]] [[RentAZilla Beast]]. It ends as well as you might expect when they bring it back to Coruscant (a planet-wide city and capital of the galactic republic) of all places.


* ''Film/KingKong'' is the TropeCodifier.
* ''MightyJoeYoung'' has this occur as a publicity stunt for a night club--the owner hires '''[[CrazyAwesome cowboys to lasso lions]]''', and finds the title character along the way.

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* ''Film/KingKong'' ''Film/KingKong1933'' is the TropeCodifier.
* ''MightyJoeYoung'' ''Film/MightyJoeYoung'' has this occur as a publicity stunt for a night club--the owner hires '''[[CrazyAwesome cowboys to lasso lions]]''', and finds the title character along the way.


* Clayton, the EgomaniacHunter antagonist in ''Disney/Tarzan'' aims to do this with Tarzan's gorilla family.

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* Clayton, the EgomaniacHunter antagonist in ''Disney/Tarzan'' ''Disney/{{Tarzan}}'' aims to do this with Tarzan's gorilla family.



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* Clayton, the EgomaniacHunter antagonist in ''Disney/Tarzan'' aims to do this with Tarzan's gorilla family.


* The entire point of the series ''BringEmBackAlive''.

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* The entire point of the series ''BringEmBackAlive''.''Series/BringEmBackAlive''.


** It goes so far that in the fourth film, the military brings the last known xenomorph queen BackFromTheDead and hijacks a corporate passenger ship to provide implantation specimens in order to create their own pet xenos, ''two hundred years after said queen is killed by a TakingYouWithMe HeroicSacrifice''. Unfortunately for them, the xenos have no intention of being bootlickers and are too smart to not figure out a way to escape. Fortunately for everyone else, resurrecting the queen brought back [[OneManArmy Ripley]] as well...

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** It goes so far that in [[Film/AlienResurrection the fourth film, film]], the military brings the last known xenomorph queen BackFromTheDead and hijacks a corporate passenger ship to provide implantation specimens in order to create their own pet xenos, ''two hundred years after said queen is killed by a TakingYouWithMe HeroicSacrifice''. Unfortunately for them, the xenos have no intention of being bootlickers and are too smart to not figure out a way to escape. Fortunately for everyone else, resurrecting the queen brought back [[OneManArmy Ripley]] as well...

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