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Freya the walrus in Oslo was put to sleep. permanently😕

 

Surely she could have been put to sleep temporarily and transported to a suitable place where people could not harras her.

 

"Woe betide the humans, if a single animal sits on the court of the last judgement" - Christian Morgenstern.

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1 hour ago, Fietsrad said:

Freya the walrus in Oslo was put to sleep. permanently😕

 

Surely she could have been put to sleep temporarily and transported to a suitable place where people could not harras her.

 

"Woe betide the humans, if a single animal sits on the court of the last judgement" - Christian Morgenstern.

Feeling your words👍👍👍

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2 hours ago, Fietsrad said:

Freya the walrus in Oslo was put to sleep. permanently😕

 

Surely she could have been put to sleep temporarily and transported to a suitable place where people could not harras her.

 

"Woe betide the humans, if a single animal sits on the court of the last judgement" - Christian Morgenstern.

 

Agree with you 100% there!

So sad!

 

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On 08/08/2022, 12:03:44, fraufruit said:

 

I thought we were talking about Brazil. 

 

That's America in a nutshell.

Evening, fraufruit! I forgot to mention ( as someone who has lived in both the USA and Brazil and basically have fond memories of both countries):

Americans and Brazilians are mostly very warm -hearted and generous- except when they're busy killing each other. Honest but extremely simplistic appraisal!😂

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Freya could still be alive if people had left her alone

 

„People refused warnings not to get too close to the 1,300lb (600kg) animal, putting her and themselves at risk.

 

On one occasion, police blocked off a bathing area after the walrus chased a woman into the water, local media say.

Last week, Norway's fisheries ministry issued a photograph of a large group of people, including children, standing within touching distance of the animal.

On Sunday, the director general of fisheries, Frank Bakke-Jensen, said the decision to put the animal down had been based "on an overall assessment of the continued threat to human safety".

 

"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."

 

He added that other options had been considered, including moving Freya out of the fjord, but they had been discarded out of concern for the welfare of the walrus.“

 

„The operation to euthanise her had been carried out "in a humane fashion", with the body taken for further examination by vets.“

 

How on earth can it be „humane“ to kill such an animal? I hope the people who ignored the warning to leave her alone are utterly ashamed of themselves.

 

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-62539485

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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10 hours ago, White Rose of Yorkshire said:

Freya could still be alive if people had left her alone

 

„People refused warnings not to get too close to the 1,300lb (600kg) animal, putting her and themselves at risk.

 

other options had been considered, including moving Freya out of the fjord, but they had been discarded out of concern for the welfare of the walrus.“

 

„The operation to euthanise her had been carried out "in a humane fashion", with the body taken for further examination by vets.“

 

How on earth can it be „humane“ to kill such an animal? I hope the people who ignored the warning to leave her alone are utterly ashamed of themselves.

 

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-62539485

 

 

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Sure, just kill the poor creature "in a humane fashion" - sounds almost like what the Nazis did with the gas chambers!!!!

Oh God, how I hate people sometimes!

The world is not just here for humans, but for every living creature.

And humans are the ones destroying it!!!!

 

 

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14 hours ago, Fietsrad said:

Freya the walrus in Oslo was put to sleep. permanently😕

 

Surely she could have been put to sleep temporarily and transported to a suitable place where people could not harras her.

 

"Woe betide the humans, if a single animal sits on the court of the last judgement" - Christian Morgenstern.

 

It's disgraceful, especially considering that it is humans that are the invasive species all over the world, not the other way round.

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Dear White Rose❤️

My God, I truly sympathise. I hope you have family/ friends to support you. 

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Oh Lord. I'm sorry to hear all of this.

If you'd like, send me a PM and I'll give you my phone number.
Sometime talking helps a bit.

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What a horror story for you, White Rose. I'm so sorry you had to go through all this. Futile words. May you gain comfort from family and friends.

 

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You have my sympathy and hugs. It didn't have to be that way.

 

My best friend died in a similar way. Her husband and family had a hard time getting over it.

 

In the end, the suffering is over. I hope you can find peace with it at some  point.

 

 

 

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What a nightmare. You have my sympathy too. It's a warning to me to have copies of my Patientenverfügung displayed prominently on the inside of my front door - bedside table etc. Have to give it some thought. 

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