The forward thinking city of San Francisco is considering legislation that would effectively turn the San Francisco Zoo into a rescue facility.

The San Francisco Zoo would transform to a center that primarily houses rescued domestic and exotic animals and those confiscated by law enforcement under legislation proposed at City Hall Tuesday by Supervisor Chris Daly.

The legislation would create a city policy that states that future acquisitions of animals occur from rescues or confiscations. The legislation also would create an advisory committee to monitor the welfare of animals at the zoo.

Read the full story in the San Francisco Chronicle.

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