Results for - Stop Taking Selfies with Wild Animals

1,417 voters participated in this survey

Seriously....just to have a selfie memory?

There is a time and a place for taking selfies, but when circumstances are such that selfie-taking involves putting an animal at risk (DON'T DO IT). Do you agree with this statement?

1. There is a time and a place for taking selfies, but when circumstances are such that selfie-taking involves putting an animal at risk (DON'T DO IT). Do you agree with this statement?

Yes
77%
1,095 votes
No
9%
130 votes
Undecided
6%
83 votes
Not Applicable
8%
109 votes
Are you familiar with these recent animal selfie stories (tragedies)?

2. Are you familiar with these recent animal selfie stories (tragedies)?

On March 8, 2016 photos have emerged of a woman pulling a swan out of the water near Lake Ohrid in Macedonia, so she could take a selfie with it. The swan reportedly died after the incident.
17%
243 votes
Recently a group of beach-goers in Argentina pulled a small dolphin (a rare La Plata dolphin) up the beach to take photos. The dolphin died of dehydration after people crowded to touch and photograph it.
49%
693 votes
In the same week at Yunnan Animal Park in China, two peacocks died after tourists picked them up to get a few photos.
7%
101 votes
Earlier in the month a video had surfaced of a man pulling a shark out of the ocean and taking photos. In this incident the shark was returned to the water.
12%
165 votes
In Costa Rica last year tourists totally messed up the breeding patterns of sea turtles while trying to take photos.
7%
96 votes
N/A
41%
586 votes
Let's recall the words of Chief Seattle of Western Washington's Duwamish tribe:

3. Let's recall the words of Chief Seattle of Western Washington's Duwamish tribe: "Take only memories, leave only footsteps." You don't need a picture of your face to have a memory. Do you agree with Chief Seattle's statement, "Take only memories, leave only footsteps?"

Yes
64%
912 votes
No
9%
121 votes
Undecided
11%
160 votes
Not Applicable
16%
224 votes
Would you risk the life of a wild animal just to have that selfie moment?

4. Would you risk the life of a wild animal just to have that selfie moment?

Yes
4%
56 votes
No
80%
1,132 votes
Undecided
3%
44 votes
Not Applicable
13%
185 votes
03/14/2016 News 1417 52 By: msrcms

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