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Walrus kills tourist after he tries to take a selfie with it

26 May 2016, 16:14

Abuja - A tourists has been left for dead after he was dragged underwater following a selfie shoot with a walrus.

According to World Wide Weird News, Jia Lijun was visiting the Xixiakou Wildlife Park in China when he was attacked by the animal.

A friend of the deceased has claimed that the man was very excited to see the walrus and had been taking videos to upload to his social media accounts when the incident occurred.

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A careteaker at the park, identified as Duan, is alleged to have jumped into the animal's enclosure in a bid to save Lijun but was ultimately also killed as a result of the walrus' crushing weight and size.

Owners at the park have since paid Lijun's family $137,000 as compensation for the incident, Daily Mail reports.

Read more at World Wide Weird News

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