Quintana Roo, Mexico Passes Legislation to Curtail Exploitation of Captive Exotic Animals

Officials in the Mexican State of Quintana Roo voted unanimously to pass a ban on the exhibition of captive wild animals in public spaces. The ban was urged to curtail practices like cub-petting, and address the overbreeding of captive big cats to maintain a constant supply of cubs to offer for the lucrative public contact sessions.