Two People Arrested for Letting Rihanna Pose With an Endangered Primate

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Loris and RiRi.

Followers of Rihanna’s Instagram know that she is a prolific poster of selfies, so it’s possible that some fans missed the one she took of herself posing with a slow loris in Phuket, Thailand this weekend, as it was quickly buried by a series of elephants. However, the Thai authorities did notice the shot, and they used it to track down the people responsible for displaying the fluffy, saucer-eyed creature, which is listed as a protected species. The AP reports that the police confiscated a pair of lorises from a 16-year-old boy and a 20-year-old man, who now must pay a fine and face up to four years in prison. This likely means that those particular lorises won’t get to meet any more international celebrities, but it’s probably for the best.

Two Arrested for Showing Rihanna Rare Primate