Instagram users who search or click on certain hashtags that mention wild animals, such as #dolphinkiss or #elephantride, will be greeted with a warning that the hashtag "may be associated with posts that encourage harmful behavior to animals or the environment." World Animal Protection found that the number of selfies featuring wild animals has risen 292% since 2014, and more than 40% depicted potentially harmful interactions.
Instagram discouraging harmful interactions with wild animals
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