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Texas zoo closed after wild mountain lion wanders in |

Texas zoo closed after wild mountain lion wanders in
Texas zoo closed after wild mountain lion wanders in Fri, 12 Oct 2018 12:58:15 EDT

El Paso Zoo in El Paso, Texas, closed until further notice after a wild mountain lion wandered into the facility.

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KFOX reported that, around 6 a.m. Friday, the mountain lion made its way into the zoo. Officials have confirmed it is not a zoo animal and they have been unable to find it so far.

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An El Paso Zoo spokesperson told KFOX the zoo is on lock down and public safety is a top concern.

Texas Game Wardens are assisting in the search, KFOX reported.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.