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Well-meaning people urged to stop trying to feed wildlife in burned-over Santa Monica Mountains NRA

After a big wildfire, it's fairly common to see posts on social media claiming authorities are urging anyone near the fire zone to put water and food out for wild animals fleeing the flames.

The meme has already been widely debunked, but that doesn't stop local residents and celebrities alike (are you reading this, Moby?) from racking up shares amid California's now-year-round fire season.

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