If you go down to the woods today, please don’t take a selfie

The endangered brown bear, Alaska zoo. Image by Luke Jones / CC BY 2.0

No more bear selfies please! Image by Luke Jones / CC BY 2.0

The US Forest Service has asked people in one California area to stop taking selfies with local bears. Authorities at Taylor Creek Visitor Center, near South Lake Tahoe, are worried that the bears, particularly numerous at this time of year because of the abundance of salmon, could attack and injure someone and have warned that the visitor center could close if the public doesn’t heed its warning. Read more: cbslocal.com

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