Does the world-famous Wojtek now have competition as a bear fighting alonsigside Polish troops?
Whilst strolling around an old fort in Modlin, Webber encounters the little-known story of a Baśka Murmańska, a polar bear adopted by a Polish battalion that had been fighting the Bolsheviks in Northern Russia.
After seven years on the force, the nine-year-old Dutch Shepherd who helped bring down some of Poland’s most dangerous crooks, including drug dealers, murderers and organised crime mobsters, is now looking forward to a slower pace of life.
Having hit extinction in Austria around a century ago, numerous initiatives have been attempted to reintroduce the Ural Owl to this part of Europe with the Poznań project being among the most high profile.
The project brings together a range of animal services and present them under one, easy-to-use umbrella so pet owners can choose the services they require more easily.
A passionate fan of bees Tomasz Petryka wants to spread the word about just how vital the insects are to the world.
TFN’s Nick Westerby takes a virtual stroll through Poland’s countryside to find out more about the country’s 35,000 species of animals and 28,000 species of plants and fungi.
It took four days before staff were able to take snaps of the cute baby lemur peering over the edge of its wicker nest where it had been snuggling up to proud mum Colie.
With towns and forests deserted of people, the country’s wildlife has a new-found confidence.
The litter was born on St. Valentine’s Day but has been kept secret until now as mortality rates are high. Found in the rivers of South America’s Amazonia, there are only between 1,000 – 5,000 of them left in the wild.