New York bans tiger selfies after dangerous spike in trend
There are selfies, then there are tiger selfies.
It has been a tactic that American men have used to attract their potential partners on match-making site Tinder, especially in the US.
The trend has really caught fire even leading to the creation of an Instagram account titled Tinder Guys With Tigers.
But this trend has become a bit too dangerous for New York Governor Andrew Cuomo's liking.
A new law was signed earlier this week "prohibiting direct contact between members of the public and big cats at traveling animal shows and fairs".
It is now against the law to pose for photos with a tiger, lion or other big cats, ABC News reported.
Here are some other men posing with the predators on the public Instagram account:
Looks like these guys need a new way to get a thumbs up from their potential leading ladies.
Sources: AP and Instagram