Outrage ensues over photo of baby dangerously close to cliff's edge

Outrage Ensues Over Photo Of Baby Dangerously Close To Cliff's Edge

Preikestolen, also known as The Pulpit Rock is a famous tourist attraction in Forsand, Norway that offers stunning views for hikers. It's not recommended that small children go there, however. A man, who had made it to the top of the boulders captured a photo of a toddler who was just inches away from the edge of a dangerous cliff. The child was on all fours, seemingly crawling around. Several adults, and presumably the parents, were standing around the child, but nobody was as close to the edge as the baby.

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The photographer found the scene disturbing. He remarked, "I think they put the baby into a great risk. A baby can easily tip around and it's really unpredictable and you never know when that will happen." The drop from the cliff is more than 1900 feet. The family took off before the man could come down to warn them of the extreme danger. The picture has been distributed online and to news outlets.

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