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Campaign seeks to build statue of popular walrus in Norway

RTE 17 Aug 2022
The walrus gained global attention after she was spotted basking in the Oslo fjord, attracting large crowds keen to spot the 600kg marine mammal ... "The culling of Freya sends the extremely negative message that Norway, and in particular Oslo, is not able to make room for wild animals," Erik Holm said on the fundraising website Spleis.no ... .
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Norway group wants to erect statue of euthanized walrus

Federal News Radio 16 Aug 2022
Known affectionately to fans as Freya, the walrus became a popular attraction in the Oslo Fjord in recent weeks despite warnings from officials that people should refrain from getting close and posing for pictures...
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Campaign under way in Norway to erect statue of euthanised walrus

Irish Independent 16 Aug 2022
Known affectionately to fans as Freya, the walrus became a popular attraction in the Oslo Fjord in recent weeks, despite warnings from officials that people should refrain from getting close and posing for pictures with the animal.“The shooting of Freya has a strong ...
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Norway euthanizes Freya the walrus after crowds refused to stay away

New York Post 15 Aug 2022
The 1,320-pound female walrus became a popular attraction in recent weeks — delighting crowds of spectators in the Oslo Fjord by clambering atop of boats, even playfully sinking some — despite repeated warnings from officials that onlookers should stay away from the massive marine mammal.
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Walrus that wowed Norwegian capital euthanised

Dawn 15 Aug 2022
OSLO. A walrus nicknamed Freya that attracted crowds while basking in an Oslo fjord was euthanised on Sunday, with Norway officials saying it was the only option but experts slamming an “infinitely sad” decision ... “We carefully examined all the possible solutions ... Walruses normally live in the even more northerly latitudes of the Arctic ... .
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Walrus that attracted crowds in Oslo fjord euthanised: officials

The Jakarta Post 15 Aug 2022
A walrus nicknamed Freya that attracted crowds while basking in the sun of the Oslo fjord was euthanised, ...
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Norway's Crowd Favourite Walrus Freya Euthanised

NDTV 15 Aug 2022
A walrus nicknamed Freya that attracted crowds while basking in the sun of the Oslo fjord was euthanised, Norway officials said on Sunday ... .
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People the death of walrus

Hong Kong Standard 15 Aug 2022
A walrus Freya that attracted crowds while basking in the sun of the Oslo fjord was euthanized, Norway said ... The Standard Channel. IOS Android ... .
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'Freya', a young female walrus made the mistake of basking in the sun in Olso.

Democratic Underground 14 Aug 2022
For a week, a young female walrus nicknamed Freya has enchanted Norwegians by basking in the sun of the Oslo fjord, making a splash in the media and bending a few boats ... A walrus nicknamed Freya that attracted crowds while basking in the sun in the Oslo fjord has been euthanised ... Walrus Freya who became attraction in Norway's Oslo Fjord put down.
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Walrus that attracted crowds in Oslo fjord euthanised

Phys Dot Org 14 Aug 2022
A walrus nicknamed Freya that attracted crowds while basking in the Oslo fjord was euthanised on Sunday, with Norway officials saying it was the only option but experts slamming an "infinitely sad" decision ... Walrus that attracted crowds in Oslo fjord euthanised (2022, August 14) ...
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Freya the walrus euthanised in Oslo due to fears for human safety

Belfast Telegraph 14 Aug 2022
A walrus that has attracted crowds of people in Oslo has been put down by Norwegian authorities due to fears it posed a risk to humans. The 600kg female, known affectionately as Freya, became a popular attraction in Norway in recent weeks despite warnings from officials that ...
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Norway’s Freya the walrus euthanised after authorities deem her a danger to humans

South China Morning Post 14 Aug 2022
Walruses are protected and as recently as last month officials said they hoped Freya would leave an Oslo fjord, where she became a tourist attraction, of her own accord ... .
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Walrus that attracted crowds in Oslo fjord euthanized — officials

The Philadelphia Inquirer 14 Aug 2022
OSLO, Norway -- A walrus nicknamed Freya that attracted crowds while basking in the sun of the Oslo fjord was euthanized, Norway ...
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Freya the walrus euthanised after troubling crowds in Oslo fjord

The Guardian 14 Aug 2022
... while basking in the sun of the Oslo fjord was euthanised, Norway officials said on Sunday.
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Walrus Freya who became attraction in Norway's Oslo Fjord put down

BBC News 14 Aug 2022
A walrus that had become a popular attraction in the 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 ... A protected species, walruses normally live further north in the Arctic ... More on this story.

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