Netflix on Wednesday issued a warning for animal lovers and sensitive viewers who may find some scenes in their new documentary, Our Planet Distressing.
The documentary highlights how interconnected life on Earth is while demonstrating How humans – sometimes unknowingly – have contributed to climate change.
"As you make your way through @OurPlanet here are some moments when animal lovers may want to skip," the company said in a tweet.
One example, in Episode 1
Additionally, there are several instances in Episode 2's "Frozen World" where viewers witness the walrus falling from steep cliffs to escape mass crowding, and because the Arctic ice they are slowly dwindling.
People in social media said that the walrus scene has been particularly tough to watch.
"One man said," literally full of sobbed to the walrus moment, "
Another said that they were "the saddest thing of" their year so far, adding that they were "honestly scarred."
Others said they wanted to continue watching, but that particular scene "fucking destroyed "They."
The Our Planet team worked with Russian biologist Anatoly Kochnev for the 8-week shoot where the walruses were filmed right off the Chukotka Coast
As a result of the melting of Arctic ice, which, according to NASA, decreases by 12.8% a year, WWF will work with local communities to protect Pacific walrus.
Representatives for Netflix said that they had no additional comments.