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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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129 COMMENTS

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1.

SunnyAutumn    

Too bad, it didn't get pissed off.

344 days ago
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khoran    

#2 , and why is this important ? you lock two kids up for snapping a pic < what about the fact that the animal shouldn't be out to take pics anyway if it gets that dangerous

344 days ago
3.

Vince    

Oh sooooo close......maybe next time....

344 days ago
4.

BellaJ    

It looks like this is a selfie so I'm confused how 2 guys took this pic for her

344 days ago
5.

PhilipMarkum    

I think it's AWESOME that people were arrested over abusing endangered wildlife... GO THAILAND! W00T

344 days ago
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Flying Blind    

"Breaking News", i read this story yesterday or the day before somewhere, ROL I think.

344 days ago
7.

Jordan    

Here is a Poll which Animal is more Dangerous?

Loris

Chris Brown

344 days ago
8.

Kevin    

I love Rihanna but she was the one who posed with the animal, why would she not be arrested? You can't blame 2 boys for taking a photo with Rihanna in it

344 days ago
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Ozzie X    

Exotic animals carry diseases why would you have one that close to your face?

344 days ago
10.

itzkathy    

uhhh...Rihanna is the one holding the animal. WHY isn't SHE arrested too???

344 days ago
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Sticky Icky    

That's an ugly pic. I wouldn't have posted it anywhere if I were her.

344 days ago
12.

Scorpion79    

Retarded

344 days ago
13.

Taralee63    

Sorry, but, if you look closely she is taking her OWN pic...

344 days ago
14.

The New Improved Sock Puppet    

Before I went small and got my own business I worked for a company that offered some deep discounts to some pretty cool paces and Phuket was one of them. At least it was before the Tsunami. Anyhow, like just about every other exotic place as long as you stay in the resort area proper you are in luxury but if you step outside you are in squalor and sometimes in danger. There's all kind of animal mistreatment for tourist dollars there. I'm sure Rihanna knew better even if she didn't know any of the particulars. I wouldn't wish anaphylaxis on anyone but ...

344 days ago
15.

WouldntYouLike2Know    

Who care? And No I don't care cause I commented! ;-)

344 days ago
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