Authorities have released the 911 calls from the recent tiger attack in San Francisco.
Click on the video player to watch the Newswatch segment on the recently publicized calls.
They reveal the zoo employees slow response to the incident and the victim's pleas for help.
Female zoo employee: "I don't know if they're on drugs or what. They're screaming about an animal that has attacked them, but there's no animal out. He's talking about a third person, but I don't see a third person."
Later in the call, the zoo staff finally caught on.
Female zoo employee: "Alan, I got a tiger out. Code one."
Male zoo employee: "What?"
Female zoo employee: "By Ayala picnic place. Code one. Troopers stay put."
Dispatcher: "They're on the scene right now, but they have to stage."
Victim: "This is life and death."
Dispatcher: "I understand. Just want to make sure paramedics don't get chewed out because if the paramedics get hurt, no one can help you. Ambulance is staging."
Victim: "My brother is going to die out here!"
Four minutes later, the caller Kulbir Dhaliwal was attacked by the tiger outside the café.
Zoo workers closing up the restaurant had refused to let them safely inside.