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The TF&G Report Mountain Lion Attacks 6-Year-Old at Big Bend In February, a mountain lion mauled a 6-year-old boy just steps from the lodge where he was staying with his family in Big Bend National Park in West Texas. Rivers Hobbs was walking with his mom and dad on a sidewalk between a restaurant and the Chisos Mountain when the cougar crept up on him and lunged for his head. “It had a hold of his face... the cat was clamped on his face,” his father, Jason Hobbs, told CBS News. “I reached down and got my pocket knife out and stabbed the cat in the chest and it let go at that point,” Hobbs said. Rivers suffered two large gashes and puncture wounds to his face and was rushed

to a hospital in Alpine. A park employee told CBS News that the same lion tried to attack another family earlier that day, but ran off after someone hit

it with a backpack. The Hobbs family was fuming after the attack, claiming the lodge wasn’t doing enough to

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Travis Prendki caught these flounder at the Galveston Yacht Basin on his birthday. The largest was 25-by 13.5-inches. He didn’t weigh it, but the fish was very mad that it got caught. It latched on to the aluminum rim of the net and shook it like a dog! Photo submitted by Joe Prendki.

Ten-year-old Mitch Robinson shot his first hog at 200 yards off shooting sticks while hunting in Central Texas with his father, Dan and his grandfather, Ralph.

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Brandon Rodriguez, age 15, of Dale shot his first deer, a 9-point mule deer, hunting on the Terlingua Ranch in Brewster County.

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