The vast majority of hiking trails in the Podkarpacie region, mainly in the Bieszczady Mountains and the Low Beskids, lead through forest areas. Meanwhile, 200 bears and over 500 wolves, the largest population in our country, live in the forests of south-eastern Poland.
Polish scientists have described a previously unknown ancestor of mammals from 230 million years ago - eucynodont. The genus, named Polonodon woznikiensis, was identified on the basis of analyses of 22 tiny teeth and a humerus fragment excavated in a clay pit in Woźniki near Częstochowa (Śląskie).
Polish researcher analyses the genomes of thousands of pigs, obtained from an international swine genetics company. She is looking for a gene that will ensure that sows always give birth to the same number of piglets. Knowledge on this subject will allow to maintain balance between farm productivity and the capabilities of animals.