Visitors to the Grand Canyon on Thursday appeared unphased by a series of recent deaths at the national park, NBC News reported.
Two days after a 69-year-old died in a 200-foot fall from the South Rim, visitors continued edging as close as possible. For an Instagram gag, one even stood on a thin rock ledge below the edge to make it look like a friend was saving her from falling.
Four people have died at the Grand Canyon this year. Still, on Thursday there were no new warning signs or park staff warning thrill-seekers to back up.
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"People walk behind the railings, over the top of railings, hang their feet over the edge. So more signs is not necessarily going to encourage more safety," said John Quinley, a National Parks Service spokesman.