BBNP folks are well aware of cougars and bears. Warning signs here and there around the park.
And Texas Parks & Wildlife does all manner of surveys and requests for data, mostly to beat back silly noises from the bunny-huggers.
Bigfatts, last I heard, it's believed that it was the same lion in both encounters. "They're searching." -- but I have no details.
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