John and Ace haven't seen Christian in decades, but they do have an idea of what happened to him. "He was getting more and more independent, and although he was affectionate with us [the last time we saw him], it was more on his terms. It was like, 'I'm a big boy now,'" John says. "He used to wander off for longer and longer periods, and eventually he did not come back to camp at all."
Though he can't say for sure, John says he thinks Christian moved on to the next national park, where there was more game and more opportunity to create his own pride. Meet the face behind FacebookJimmy Fallon's latest gig