Literature loving biology boffins from Łódź decided to name the crustacean Gammarus Stasiuki in honour of Andrzej Stasiuk after finding it in the Poland’s Lower Beskid mountain range, which is also the home of the award-winning writer.
Animal protection organisations held a March for Animals in Warsaw on Monday to mark World Animal Day (Oct. 4).
The woman from the village of Skomorochy Małe 70km south of Lublin where bears are unheard of, had been taking a stroll on her unfenced land when she spotted an animal, which she automatically assumed to be a dog.
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Rescued from the jaws of death in her youth, the 300 kilogram heavyweight has since gone on to accrue countless media appearances whilst also racking up a cult following numbering over 10,000 on Facebook.
A highway patrol officer became an overnight hero after delivering the unborn baby deer found falling out of its dead mother's stomach following the fatal accident in Bielsko-Biała.
An unnamed woman had called Kraków’s Society for the Protection of Animals to report the ‘tree beast’, saying she was too scared to open her windows. She added that the ‘creature’ had been sitting in the tree opposite her apartment for two days and believed it was an iguana.
Organised by the Łódź Animal Care Society in cooperation with the Aleksandrów Łódzki town hall, the initiative offers a safe spot for people to leave puppies and kittens between 6 months and 6 weeks old.
The Polish state will financially support retired animals trained for the state services, the interior ministry has proposed.
Wearing only black underwear and a woollen hat, the mystery man was captured on camera by a local passerby wading through the subzero waters in Poznań where he then plucked the baby deer out of the water before ploughing his way through the ice to safety.