Singer Miley Cyrus was criticized after she sent pictures on Instagram by herself, which was on the branch of a Joshua tree.
The hook "Wrecking Ball" shared two pictures of itself in the tree with headings stating "Look at all the petty drama like …." And "Monkey Bizzzzznassssss."
It was not immediately clear whether Cyrus took the pictures in San Bernardino County or at Joshua Tree National Park in California. However, the trees are protected by Joshua Tree National Park, the Mojave National Preserve and in several other cities, Palm Springs Desert Sun reported.
According to the National Wildlife Federation, Joshua trees are not trees, but succulent plants ̵
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George Land, a spokesman for Joshua Tree National Park told the Palm Springs Desert Sun that they "would appreciate the fact that people would Respect the fact that desert vegetation is a bit fragile at times. "
"We don't want to encourage people to do some kind of threat to Miley Cyrus or anyone else who would do it," he said. "We just want to remind her that she has a great sequel, people see what she is doing and it will be greatly appreciated by Park Service and the people around the area if she might slow down that kind of activity, especially writing it her social media site. "
Geary Hund, the CEO of the Mojave Desert Land Trust, said any weight on a Joshua tree could hurt it.
"We ask that Miley Cyrus consider her status as a public figure and remove this image from her social media accounts to educate others and to prevent potential damage to Joshua trees," Dog said in a statement.
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A couple of social media users commented on Cyrus & # 39; post and ask her not to climb Joshua trees .
"Dode this photo and the fact that you are flipping these actions is not only disrespectful to the earth and people who care to protect it, but it is also so incredibly ignorant or selfish of you to do," commented a social media user.
"Please remove these pictures of you at Joshua Trees !!! This behavior is not okay. It is our job to protect these trees!"
CLICK HERE TO GET FOX NEWS APP  Cyrus did not immediately comment on the backlash.