The full New York City Council has passed the ordinance (Int. No. 1233, introduced last year) banning elephants, lions, and other exotic animals from performing in the city. The ordinance is now waiting for Mayor de Blasio's signature. Messages for the Mayor can be left on his Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/NYCMayor or by filling out an online form on his website at http://www1.nyc.gov/office-of-the-mayor/contact-the-mayor.page (scroll to bottom of page for the message form).