Put down the selfie stick and step away from the koala.
Starting today, when a person searches for a hashtag associated with harmful behavior to animals or the environment, they will see a content advisory screen.
The new message also warns users that "animal abuse and the sale of endangered animals or their parts is not allowed on Instagram".
Wildlife conservation groups argue animals that users take photos with at tourist sites can actually suffer from human contact.
10 suspects arrested over Malta journalist slaying
A Maltese court has charged three men with the murder of investigative journalist and blogger Daphne Caruana Galizia . Her blog often received more traffic than readership for all of Malta's newspapers combined, reported NPR .
Sloth selfies on Instagram - typically brokered by locals in tourist traps like Costa Rica - exploded by almost 300 percent this year since 2014, according to World Animal Protection.
Thousands of photos with the flagged hashtags, which relate to animals including tigers, lions and turtles, feature on Instagram.
"We care about our community, including the animals and the wildlife that are an important part of the platform", Instagram spokeswoman Emily Cain said. Some of them are kept in cages and are only let out to entertain guests, according to researchers from the World Animal Protection.
According to WAP numerous animals who tourists take photos with are stolen from their natural habitat and are then kept in cramped conditions and passed around from tourist to tourist, causing them extreme stress.
Child dies in morning bus wreck
The child killed in the accident was a student in the Liberty County School System, according to the district. The crash took place around 50 miles southwest of Savannah and about 235 miles southeast of Atlanta.
Taking a selfie with a wild animal and uploading it to social media may seem like a harmless thing to do.
A stranded baby dolphin washed up on a beach in Spain famously died of dehydration in August after crowds descended to touch it and take pictures.
Instagram doesn't plan on revealing all of the hashtags associated with the message so that users can stumble upon it during their searches.
Instagram finally lets you save Stories so people can enjoy them forever
Insta users can now post a story and not worry about having to download it if they want to view it after the 24-hour mark. There will be a new icon for the Archive feature on your profile which will let you access all of that content.