Norway’s Beloved Walrus Freya Euthanized After Drawing Crowds

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Norway’s beloved walrus, affectionately known as Freya, was euthanized on Sunday after authorities said it posed a “continued threat to human safety.” Freya had become a popular attraction in an Oslo fjord, but despite warnings from Norway’s Directorate of Fisheries, people were getting dangerously close to the 1,300-pound walrus to pose for pictures.

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