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Park Rangers: Taking A “Bear Selfie” Is Dangerous And You Should Stop It Right Now

No matter how many times you’ve watched The Jungle Book and thought about how great it would be to be friends with Baloo, it’s a movie and forcing a bear to be your friend is not a good idea. Neither is chasing one down in the wild so you can score the perfect selfie. Because, yes, that is now a thing; a very, very dangerous phenomena that rangers have had to warn people to stop doing. [More]

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Fundraising Group Sells $1,500 Jeans Featuring Denim Ripped By Lions, Tigers & Bears (Oh My)

Can’t take a selfie with a big cat, due to bans on the practice or the unavailability of an obliging lion? Wildlife fans with deep pockets were able to get perhaps the next best thing to a photo, after one animal fundraising group auctioned off jeans featuring denim ripped apart by wild animals. [More]

New York State Will Officially Ban Tiger Selfies

New York State Will Officially Ban Tiger Selfies

Hurry up, people who aspire to take photos of themselves with tigers: today, the governor of New York State signed a bill banning the practice of paying to have your photo taken with a large cat. Yes, this will be commonly referred to as the “tiger selfie” ban. [More]

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Will No One Think Of The Online Daters? N.Y. Bill Would Ban Taking Selfies With Tigers

You can snuggle up to a bear and you can fist bump a monkey, but soon it might be illegal to take a selfie with a tiger in the state of New York. So all you cat-happy love seekers on Tinder and OKCupid are out of luck. Which yes, is apparently a popular photo to post on such services. [More]

Just A Reminder: Leave Your Siberian Tiger At Home Before You Go Bar-Hopping

Just A Reminder: Leave Your Siberian Tiger At Home Before You Go Bar-Hopping

If I had a pet tiger, no doubt I would want to take him everywhere. You know, because tigers love seeing what the city has to offer. But after a man took his Siberian tiger cub out for a walk and stopped at a few bars in town, cops have decided that’s probably not the best idea, exposure to the big, wide world of human society regardless. [More]

Airport Security Discovers Real Tiger Cub Among Toy Tiger Dolls In Suitcase

Airport Security Discovers Real Tiger Cub Among Toy Tiger Dolls In Suitcase

When security workers at a Bangkok airport thought they’d spotted a real cat hidden among the plush toys of a passenger’s suitcase, they were right… in a big way. That feline was more than your garden variety house cat; it was a 2-month-old tiger cub. [More]

Juan Valdez Hangs Up His Sack

Juan Valdez Hangs Up His Sack

Juan Valdez, king of coffee and silhouettes, is retiring from the bean trade…