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Local fury after Freya the walrus put down in Norway

THERE has been anger locally after a free-roaming walrus called Freya – which entranced nature lovers in a visit to Shetland last year – was put down by Norwegian authorities over safety fears. Shetland Islands Council leader Emma Macdonald said she was “sad and disappointed” at the outcome but would not support a call made […]

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Freya the walrus could be put down unless public back off, Norway warns

Freya the walrus could be put down unless public back off, Norway warns BBC Source link

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Knives Out Sequel “Glass Onion” May Confirm the Walrus Was Paul: Title Taken from Beatles Song, Movie Set for Holidays

Home Movies Knives Out Sequel “Glass Onion” May Confirm the Walrus Was Paul: Title… I told you on June 29th that the title of the new “Knives Out” movie, “Glass Onion,” was from the Beatles song on The White Album. Now director Rian Johnson says in a Netflix press release: “I’m always fishing for something […]

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Walrus Freya who became attraction in Norway’s Oslo Fjord put down

“Through on-site observations the past week it was made clear that the public has disregarded the current recommendation to keep a clear distance to the walrus. Therefore, the Directorate has concluded, the possibility for potential harm to people was high and animal welfare was not being maintained,” Mr Bakke-Jensen said in a statement. Source link

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Norway euthanizes Freya, a celebrity walrus that captured hearts | Watch News Videos Online

Trending A beloved walrus known as “Freya,” frequently seen in a harbour in Oslo, Norway, was euthanized on Sunday over what Norwegian officials call “safety concerns.” Freya, a 600-kilogram walrus named after the Norse goddess of love and beauty, became a social media star this summer after being repeatedly sighted around Oslo’s harbour. Source link

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Video: Norway’s Government Kills Famous Walrus

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Warming Trends: Heat Indexes Soar, a Beloved Walrus is Euthanized in Norway, and Buildings Designed To Go Net-Zero – Inside Climate News

SCIENCE Underestimating Heat Indexes  In the midst of a heat wave, your weather app will not only tell you how hot it is, but also how hot it feels, combining heat, humidity and your body’s ability to respond into a metric known as the heat index. But scientists from the University of California, Berkeley say […]

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Netizens erupt in anger over news of Freya the walrus being euthanised by Norwegian authorities

Netizens and animal activists erupted in anger on Twitter over the news of Freya, a walrus, being euthanised by the authorities in Norway as she posed a “threat to human security”. The walrus was spending the summer months near the docks of Oslo in Norway after being spotted around the coasts of Germany, Scotland, and […]

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Walrus that became tourist attraction in Norway is euthanised

A Walrus that had become a popular attraction at Oslo Fjord has been put down out of concern for the safety of the public, Norwegian officials say. The Walrus, nicknamed Freya, rose to fame after clambering on to boats to sunbathe, sometimes sinking them. People refused warnings not to get too close to the 600-kg animal, putting her […]

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Video Norwegian officials euthanize Freya the walrus

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