30/07/2014 06:59 BST

Why You Should Never Take A Selfie In Front Of A Swan (VIDEO)

"My brother-in-law got a little too close for his selfie with the trumpeter swans at the Great Bend Zoo in Kansas," explains Steven Takata.

Yes, it turns out that as well as being birds of great beauty and grace, swans also have impeccable taste. Because they hate selfies, too.

(Via The Daily What)