Another Selfie Victim: The Swan Died Because Of This Woman

Another Selfie Victim: The Swan Died Because Of This Woman

This Bulgarian woman took the unsuspecting swan by the wing and dragged the bird onto the shoreline of Lake Ohrid, south-western Macedonia.

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Image credit : Nake Batev

When this woman got her selfie snap, she abandoned the bird, which later died on the beach of Lake Ohrid, local media reports. After posing for photographs, the tourist left the swan, which was in a motionless state.

NY Daily News reported that this woman did this in the presence of shocked onlookers from her tourist group. The incident was captured by Macedonian resident Nake Batev. Photos show the woman dressed in jeans and a black coat, taking the swan by its wings and dragging the bird out of the water. Despite the visibly distressed bird clearly fighting to be freed, the unidentified tourist is smiling for the camera.

According to Sara Malm’s article for Mail Online published on March 7, that because of this woman from Bulgaria, who grabbed the unsuspecting swan by its wing and then dragged the poor bird onto the shoreline of Lake Ohrid, south-western Macedonia, the bird later died on the beach of Lake Ohrid. 

Witnesses were shocked to see what this woman did saying the swan initially didn’t react to the woman when she approached it, as swans are used to the presence of tourists visiting the town of Ohrid.

An article by Macedonia Online said that despite the visibly distressed bird clearly fighting to be freed, the unidentified tourist keeps smiling for the camera.  Once the tourist was done with the swan, she reportedly dumped the animal on the ground and retreated back to her tour bus.

It passed less than two weeks after a young dolphin died in Argentina, while people passed it around for a selfie. This is absolutely terrifying, and it must come to an end. A selfie is never worth of an animal’s life. When will this madness end?

This is not the first time that an innocent animal ends its life like this. And all occurs because of a selfie? Was it worth it? The good news is that we can at least sign the petition to prosecute the woman who killed a swan for a selfie!

You can sign here and make a difference!

https://www.change.org/p/ohrid-prosecute-the-woman-who-killed-a-swan-for-a-selfie