People are abusing delicate cherry blossom trees for the perfect spring selfie



With springtime approaching, cherry blossom season is upon us.

In Nanjing, China, the sight of the pretty pink florals have both locals and tourists flocking to the site of Jinming Temple to take pictures.

But how far would you go for a great photo? According to People’s Daily, people will go to great lengths indeed, including damaging public property to get the best possible shot.

An unidentified Chinese woman was captured in a series of photos climbing a tree in high heels and breaking its branches so she could be photographed perched on the tree. Read more…

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