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San Francisco Becomes Largest U.S. City to Ban Wild Animal Performances

San Francisco Becomes Largest U.S. City to Ban Wild Animal Performances

San Francisco Becomes Largest U.S. City to Ban Wild Animal Performances 0 Tweet by Anthony Marcusa April 22, 2015 Categories: Animals , Causes . In 30 days, following a triumphant unanimous vote by its city’s Board of Supervisors, San Francisco will no longer allow performances by wild and exotic animals of any kind. Subject to the umbrella ban are circuses, parades, petting zoos, carnivals, and other public showings as well as movie and television sets. It covers anything where wild or exotic animals “are required to perform tricks, fight or participate as accompaniments for the entertainment, amusement or benefit of an audience.” The measure does not apply to dogs, cats, horses, or any other domesticated animals. While it includes dolphins and whales, it should have a big effect on both the film industry and circuses, as such wild animals include bears, lions, tigers, an...

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