Professor Piotr Tryjanowski, director of the Poznań University Of Life Sciences’ Institute of Zoology, says that instead of eating them, bats should be studied as they could be a good model for studying anti-inflammatory systems.
The birds are now a feature of a zoo now specialising in cold-weather animals.
With the arrival of coronavirus having a profound effect on all of our lives, it’s reassuring to note that there is some light in the darkness.
The Augustów herd, one of Poland’s youngest, is on the rise and flourishing.
Created for the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF), Jan Kallwejt’s striking poster features a lynx and its cub in the forefront, with a forest behind it. The rest of the poster shows various threats to the lynx, from hunters between the trees to the destruction of its natural habitant by deforestation and road construction. Tree stumps show where trees have been cut down.
To coordinate their efforts, the women volunteers set up the Animal Rescue Collective Guild Craft Poland on Facebook which now has over 1,000 members. To date they have sent over 300kg of pouches and blankets to help the orphaned animals.
The Animal Advocacy and Protection (AAP) foundation in Spain on Wednesday thanked Poland for saving the five tigers which arrived at their animal rescue centre. In October, tigers being smuggled from Italy to Russia were stranded for days at the Polish-Belarusian border.
Official statistic book reveals figures on everything from wage growth to the number of wolves prowling the nation’s forests.
Taking seven years to conduct their research, the team of scientists under Prof. Robert Mysłajek from the Warsaw University’s Institute of Genetics and Biotechnology gathered and genetically analysed 2,300 samples of excrement, urine, fur and fragments of tissues from dead wolves from all over Poland.
The 80-year-old pensioner who recently suffered a stroke and has difficulty moving, had been struggling to look after his horse Eliza and it was feared that she would have to be taken away – and then internet-users came to the rescue.