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Scott vetoes bill allowing zoo animals on public lands

Gov. Rick Scott on Friday vetoed HB 1117, a bill that would have allowed the Cabinet to approve placing zoo animals on public lands.

The Florida Association of Zoos and Aquariums said the bill was needed to prevent extinction of elephants, giraffes and other African herd animals by giving them space to roam.

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