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Norway walrus 'Freya' could be euthanized if humans don't stay away

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Norway's Directorate of Fisheries has warned the public to stay away from Freya. The 600kg icon has become known for climbing onto small boats and sinking them. The ministry has raised concerns over her condition and is in continuous contact with a vet. Walruses normally live in herds in the Arctic, further north.
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Walrus could be put down unless public back off

Freya the walrus, a popular attraction in the Oslo Fjord, is in danger from too much attention.

2 months ago·United Kingdom
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The GuardianThe Guardian

Freya the walrus: Norway officials warn of euthanasia risk if crowds don’t stay away

Onlookers continue to get close to ‘stressed’ 600kg mammal in Oslo despite appeals to keep a distance

2 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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The IndependentThe Independent

Freya the Walrus could be killed by Norway authorities if people don’t stay away

Authorities fear Freya’s health is declining amid criticism of the viewing public’s ‘reckless behaviour’

2 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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Daily MirrorDaily Mirror

Freya the walrus could be put down unless public backs off

Norwegian fisheries ministry says people are getting too close to Freya and putting her and themselves at risk, and among the options being considered is euthanasia

2 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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RTÉRTÉ

Norway may kill walrus if onlookers don't back off

Norwegian authorities are considering killing a walrus that won hearts basking in the sun of the Oslo fjord, amid fears it is putting itself and the public in danger.

2 months ago·Ireland
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Washington ExaminerWashington Examiner

Norwegian celebrity walrus Freya could be euthanized because of her popularity

A popular walrus that has garnered the widespread attention of tourists and residents alike in Norway may be at risk of being euthanized due to large crowds flocking to see the marine mammal.

2 months ago·Washington, United States
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