Roar! New York Bans ‘Tiger Selfies’
If you live in New York, you'll need to head across state lines to get "tiger selfie." Or, you could find a better way to make your dating profile stand out. Image Credit: S. Taheri
The new law was prompted by traveling animal shows, which often sell time with their tigers to people who are looking for an exciting prop. The $500 fine may not strike fear into the heart of someone willing to snuggle with a tiger and a smartphone, but the law aims the fine at the owners of the traveling animal shows, who are more likely to take notice. In addition to facing fines for the practice in New York, animal shows are prohibited from providing tiger-human contact in Arizona, Kansas, and Mississippi.