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Rihanna

Photo Triggers Arrest

Over Cute, Furry, Deadly Creatures

9/23/2013 6:10 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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Rihanna flirted with death and then triggered arrests after posting a pic of an adorable little animal ... that can kill you.

Rihanna was in Phuket, Thailand and posed with a loris.  Seems innocent enough.

Here's the problem.  The critter is an endangered animal indigenous to Southeast Asia and there's a law that says you can't charge tourists money to take pics with endangered primates.

Rihanna Instagrammed the photo and people started bitching in Phuket.  Authorities corralled the 2 guys who took the photo -- ages 16 and 20 -- and busted them.

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FYI -- Loris carry poison that can be deadly.  When they get pissed off they release the toxins from their elbow, put the juice in their mouth and if it touches humans they can go into anaphylactic shock.

P.S.  Rihanna also went to some sex shows.  That can kill you too.

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31.

bb913    

For those of you saying it's her holding it - look at the picture again - it's not her hand - look at the nails on her hand and then look at the hand holding the Loris - someone else is holding it on her shoulder

362 days ago
32.

Your S&M Girlfriend    

It's a selfie for sure. She's got her right hand touching it but someone else has a good hold on the animal. I still think it would have been fun if she would have been "elbowed."

362 days ago
33.

Your S&M Girlfriend    

It's a selfie for sure. She's got her right hand touching it but someone else has a good hold on the animal. I still think it would have been fun if she would have been "elbowed."

362 days ago
34.

Ty    

That poor animal. Yes, there poisonous but to avoid being bitten whatever jerk illegal jerk that caught it. Pulled it's teeth out they just rip them out of there mouths also loris' are nocturnal. So the poor animal is beyond stressed being out in the day light and will die young as a result.

362 days ago
35.

Chris    

If her glasses were smaller, she would look just like Prince, in his younger days! haha

362 days ago
36.

VimalaNowlis    

When in Rome, do as Romans do.
No exception for "celebrities".

362 days ago
37.

MLM103169    

Why were two young men arrested but she wasn't?

362 days ago
38.

Me    

There is a place named Phuket?

362 days ago
39.

Josiah    

CAN YOU NOT READ!!!!!
It clearly says '' there's a law that says you can't charge tourists money to take pics with endangered primates. ''

Like she would even know it was endangered in the first place, the Zookeepers were just being money hungry

362 days ago
40.

arcticgal    

Wait a second, your article says, " The critter is an endangered animal indigenous to Southeast Asia and there's a law that says you CAN'T charge tourists money to take pics with endangered primates." Do you mean there's a law that states you CAN be charged for taking these pics? Get it right TMZ....

362 days ago
41.

Dlmrocks    

I don't know why she did this, I'm tired of hearing about her! Go away.

362 days ago
42.

Kimberly    

Nice to know she went to "some sex shows", in a country that Allows young girls to be held hostage to the trade. All to Entertain her royal self. Disgusting. There but for the grace of god goes Blue Ivy, her good friends daughter. Rihanna is an equal opportunity abuser!!

362 days ago
43.

broncosgodess    

OMG... that thing has creepy 'people' hands!!!

362 days ago
44.

Master P    

Nothing wrong with that picture. Two Sandmonkeys. As to why you would let a primate this close to your face - I guess that's not a concern when you soock Chris Brown's schl0ng.

362 days ago
45.

Mr. G    

I didn't think pigs and Loris' got along.

362 days ago
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