Mountain lion runs past shocked onlookers outside SoCal brewery: video

IRVINE, Calif. -- A mountain lion is now back in the wild in Southern California after some scary moments at a shopping center in Irvine.

Video shows the big cat running right past shocked onlookers Tuesday at a brewery not far from the Irvine Spectrum.

Animal control officers were right behind it.

VIDEO: Mountain lion released to the wild after causing stir at Irvine shopping plaza
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A mountain lion that caused a big stir at an Irvine shopping plaza is now back in the wild.

The mountain lion then ran into a building with an open door.

A veterinarian was able to tranquilize it.

The mountain lion was evaluated, tagged, and released back into the wild Thursday.

VIDEO: Doorbell camera, audio captures deadly mountain lion fight in Belmont neighborhood
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Doorbell video shows one mountain lion dragging the other down Hastings Road in Belmont around 4 a.m. Wednesday.

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