Using wild or exotic animals for entertainment purposes would be banned in Los Angeles under a new ordinance passed by the city council that makes it illegal to bring wild animals to parties or require them to perform tricks. The measure, which was sent to Mayor Eric Garcetti for approval, bans any event in which "a wild or exotic animal or dangerous animal is required to perform tricks, give rides, or participate as accompaniment for the entertainment, amusement, or benefit of a live audience, whether or not a fee is charged."
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