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    I think that the sighting of the walrus deserves a mention here. Was anyone lucky enough to see him?

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    I saw it at Armadale, both on land and in the sea. My husband got the footage of it swimming away that was shared on social media and the news. It was a pretty spectacular sight, one which I won't forget.

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    Lucky you!

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    Walrus in Harris I think yesterday - sorry lost the link I had

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    I wish..............

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    Walrus spotted in Lochinver 2 hours ago roughly - on the beach sunning.

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    It was over here a couple of months ago. Never saw it though.

    You know, 'tis funny, but when someone finds a stoat in Orkney, its a non indigenous invasive species that must be destroyed at all costs. Latest estimates = several million

    When a walrus comes in, theres not the same impetus to get shot of it, before it eats all the native fish, shellfish or whatever walrii live on.

    Same for the greylag goose. There's trillions of them here these days, all non native, all invasive. Wheres the eradication campaign?

    I think it may be time to open up a stoat sanctuary.

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    Geese can have dual nationality.

    Walrus are allowed in on the strength of their specialist skills and work ethic.

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