A local woman says that she and her husband saw a mountain lion in Buda earlier this month. The large wild cats have been moving into Central Texas, according to the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department.
The Mountain Lion has the widest distribution of any wild cat, from Canada to South America,says the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department. In Texas, the Mountain Lion is found throughout the Trans-Pecos, as well as the brushlands of south Texas and portions of the Hill Country. Sighting and kill reports indicate that Mountain Lions now occur in more counties than they did 10 years ago and appear to be expanding their range into central Texas.
If you live in an area inhabited by mountain lions, these preventive actions will help you avoid a possible attack: