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Walrus now in Northumberland? (2 Viewers)

Farnboro John

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I reckon a walrus - a species that shrugs off full-on attacks from Polar Bears - that has spent time in a working naval dockyard roosting on a working submarine doesn't need the well-meaning but basically ignorant bleatings of these people to keep it safe.

John
 

AFeather

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I reckon a walrus - a species that shrugs off full-on attacks from Polar Bears - that has spent time in a working naval dockyard roosting on a working submarine doesn't need the well-meaning but basically ignorant bleatings of these people to keep it safe.

John
I feel like the aim is to keep the people safe.

If someone gets too close and injures themselves the walruses days might become numbered?
 

Farnboro John

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I feel like the aim is to keep the people safe.

If someone gets too close and injures themselves the walruses days might become numbered?
No, I don't think so. We can still recognise idiots in this country. I think it's called contributory negligence, not that the Walrus has public liability insurance....

Plus there are more people in this country than Walruses in the world, so the relative conservation value of a human is basically zilch, or considering the damage they do, possibly less than zilch. NFA in the event of an injury, anyway.

John
 

opisska

Jan Ebr
Czech Republic
I wonder how self-centered somebody has to be to consider killing an animal as a way to "improve its welfare". Do they seriously think that being watched by too many people is worse than DEATH?
 

Andy Lakin

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Wow can't the local police do their job and ensure the crowds aren't bothering the animal? Surely the people visiting it are aware of the possibility of it being euthanised due to their moronic behaviour! It must be bringing in some decent money for the locals via the visitors, you would have thought they might have policed matters themselves.
 

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