AZA News Releases

Category: Safety

Association of Zoos and Aquariums Heralds U.S. House Passage of the ‘Big Cat Public Safety Act’

Silver Spring, Maryland  – While big cats continue to be exploited at substandard facilities, tonight, the U.S. House of Representatives took an important step to improve the welfare of these animals and protect the public. By a bipartisan vote of 272 to 114, the House passed the “Big Cat Public Safety Act,” which seeks to limit who can possess lions, tigers, and other big cats in the United States. The Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) has worked on versions of... Read More
at Thursday, December 3, 2020


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