Using cute animals in pop culture makes public think they’re not endangered study

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    Proliferation of giraffes, lions, tigers and elephants in toy shops and films generates virtual population and skews our perception

    Animals such as elephants, tigers, lions and panda births are everywhere in movies, volumes and plaything storages. But their wide pop culture existence skews public perception of how threatened these animals actually are, researchers say.

    Online surveys, zoo websites, animated movies and school questionnaires were scoured by US and French researchers for such studies, published in publication PLOS Biology.

    Read more: https :// www.theguardian.com/ environment/ 2018/ apr/ 13/ using-cute-animals-in-pop-culture-makes-public-think-theyre-not-endangered-study

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