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Rihanna's Selfie In Thailand Got 2 People Arrested

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Rihanna's pose with a slow loris led to two arrests (badgalriri/Instagram)
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The most scandalous photos from Rihanna's trip to Thailand weren't pictures of her in barely-there swimwear or sampling the local green (God bless her, there's always some of that on her Instagram) but a photo she snapped with a very cute slow loris.

The slow loris is a protected primate in Thailand, the site of Rihanna's latest jet-setting escapades, and they're often trotted out illegally to tourists who enjoy posing with the exotic creatures. Rihanna wrote on her photo: "Look who was talkin dirty to me!"

The photo attracted more than 229K likes—and the attention of local authorities. They tracked down two people—a 20-year-old man and 16-year-old boy—who could face up to four years in prison and a 40,000 baht fine (worth about $1,300), according to the Associated Press.

Phuket district chief, Weera Kerdsirimongkon, told the AP that they've been trying to crack down on vendors exploiting wildlife in tourist areas: "It's like a cat-and-mouse game. But this time it's bigger because a celebrity like Rihanna posted the picture, and there were more than 200,000 'likes' from around the world."

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That wasn't the only thing Rihanna had to write home about:

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Her next stops are Singapore, Australia and New Zealand. Stay tuned.Related:
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