Taking the Guinness crown last year for his zoo guidebook collection, Dr. Leszek Solski has now amassed a staggering 30,000 pieces of zoo-related keepsakes.
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.
Two Javan bantengs, belonging to a cow species considered endangered, were born in the Wrocław Zoo, in south-western Poland.
The project, which has been three years in the making, is currently in the finishing stages ahead of its anticipated opening in September 2021 with the arrival of its first animal occupants in June 2021.
Nearly 300 storks have been transferred from Warsaw Zoo since the Knepp Wildland Project began four years ago and there are plans for more in the next few months.
VIDEO: The black and white video shows the mother pacing around her enclosure before the little ball of fur pops out and immediately wants some TLC.
Weighing under two kilos, the tiny Java mouse-deer was transferred from Bern last week and has already proved a hit.
The large mammals will be given CBD oil in an experiment that might be extended to other animals.
Anti-terror cops launched a man hunt for Afghan war veteran Kamil S. after he fled into forests with his pet puma Nubia when zoo officials tried taking the animal away from him.
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.