Bear-ly believable: The bear selfie, a new craze that involves taking a picture of oneself with a bear in the background, has forced the US Forest Service to plead with tourists to leave the animals alone. Visitors are being warned that they could face a grizzly end if they get too close. What other photo opportunities involve risking life and limb to capture that all important selfie?
Bulls of steel: A participant runs in front of the bulls at the 2014 San Fermin Festival in Pamplona. He was later sought by police for risking the lives of others
Pole apart: British free runner James Kingston has released a series of jaw-dropping videos, which feature him climbing up buildings, cranes and bridges around the world. Here he uses a camera pole mount to take a selfie on top of a building in Bangalore
Sweaty palm: Kingston hangs off a crane on top of the South Bank Tower in London
Spacie: Japanese astronaut Aki Hoshide goes to extreme lengths to take this selfie while visiting the International Space Station
Heads!: You wouldn’t normally think a baseball ground is a dangerous place to be, but American reporter Kelly Nash showed the perils of spectatorship by uploading this selfie while attending a Boston Red Sox batting practice
Maverick: A Danish fighter pilot takes a selfie mid-air.
Look where you’re going! We’re a little concerned that this pilot doesn’t have his eyes on the sky in front of him. Make a wrong turn here and the results could be catastrophic …
Christ alive: British travel company owner Lee Thompson gets snap happy at the top of the Christ the Redeemer statue in Rio, Brazil