Outdoors for Dummies: Bear selfies a bad idea

A U.S. Forest Service office has issued an official statement suggesting that using smartphones to take “selfies” with black bears congregating to feed on kokanee salmon at the popular Taylor Creek Center in South Lake Tahoe, Calif. may be a bad idea. “We’ve had mobs of people that are actually rushing toward the bears trying to get a ‘selfie’ photo,” said Lisa Herron from the Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit. Reno Journal Gazette.