The apotropaic medieval signs used to ward off evil spirits were discovered in a secret stairwell at Kraków’s Wawel Castle and in the roof of an old cathedral in Kamień Pomorski by the Polish coast.
After seeing one of the newly-hatched chicks plummeting to the ground, quick-thinking researchers from the University of Rzeszów rushed to the rescue.
The 2-metre-long mammal weighing 50kg appeared on the beach in Łazy, close to the seaside resort of Mielno.
Janusz Chabior and his actress wife Agata Wątróbska took in the adorable pooch called Henio after finding him in a Polish shelter where he had been sent from Ukraine.
Community cop Fabian Walotek had been on duty when he spotted smoke pouring from a 10th floor apartment block in Sosnowiec, southwest Poland. Hammering on the front door and failing to get an answer he then heard a faint ‘moaning’ sound.
Scientists carrying out research into the once-a-decade International Stork Census found that in the last 10 years there has been a staggering 35.5 percent drop in stork numbers in southwest Poland.
During the course of inventorying and digitizing its entire collection, staff at the Haus der Natur in Salzberg came across numerous piece of ‘dubious origin’, including the objects now returned to Poland.
Zoo officials said that with waiting times reaching up to five hours, at one point the crowds became so large the zoo was forced to temporarily close all ticket sales for two hours.
Determined to track down the person who abandoned them, stable owner Justyna Banaszewska set about rallying support from the local community.
Already well-known for his animal activism and often shocking portraits of farmed animals, photographer Andrew Skowron has again stirred the public’s conscience – this time after publishing a series of images depicting Ukrainian refugees with their pets.