Authorities must use non-lethal procedures — including capture, pursuit, anesthetizing, marking, transporting, hazing, relocating, rehabilitating and/or providing veterinary care — in resolving situations in which lions are not behaving aggressively and are not presenting an imminent threat to public health or safety, according to a statement from Sen. Hill's office.
Assemblymen Rich Gordon, D-Menlo Park, and Kevin Mullin, D-South San Francisco, co-authored the bill.
The Peninsula Humane Society rescued 1,450 wild animals in San Francisco, San Mateo and Santa Clara counties over the previous 12 months, the statement says.
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