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Odisha Cracks Down On Selfies With Wild Animals, Makes It A Crime

With these measures in place, Odisha aims to safeguard its rich biodiversity while deterring individuals from engaging in activities that jeopardise the welfare of wild animals

Violators taking selfies with wild animals in Odisha now face the threat of arrest and up to seven years of imprisonment Photo: Daniel Requena Lambert/Shutterstock.com
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In an effort to protect wildlife and discourage reckless behaviour, authorities in Odisha have implemented stringent measures against individuals capturing selfies or photographs with wild animals without prior permission. Violators now face the threat of arrest and up to seven years of imprisonment.

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