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Freya the 600kg walrus causes a stir in Norway

A young female walrus has chosen Norway's capital Oslo as her holiday destination for 2022.

Onlookers spotted the marine mammal clambering onto boats - which often look like they are about to capsize under her not inconsiderable 600kg (94 stone) heft - to nap in the sun.

Nicknamed Freya after the Norse goddess of love, she has become something of a celebrity in the country.

It is thought this may be the latest European stop-off for the mammal.

There have also been sightings reported in the UK, the Netherlands, Denmark and Sweden.

But she first caught people's attention in Norway when she was spotted climbing onto boats in the southern coastal town of Kragero in June.


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