A bird? Some kind of reptile? A headless beast? No, just a baked pastry.

The croissant confused residents who thought it could be a headless beast. Photo / 123rfAnimal welfare officials in Krakow, Poland, responded to reports of a mysterious creature hanging in a tree, only to find out they were dealing with a buttery pastry.
The “mysterious headless beast” was reported to authorities and people were reportedly not opening their windows “because they were afraid it’d go into their house”.
When animal welfare inspectors arrived at the location, they found the “dangerous” creature was actually a croissant, wedged between tree branches.
The Krakow Animal Welfare Society posted to Facebook saying the report was genuine and the person who called them was hysterical, talking about the creature which they saw lurking in the tree for two days.
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The woman suspected it could be an iguana.
The animal welfare officials didn’t think it would be a reptile as they cannot cope well with the weather in Poland but wondered if it could be someone’s pet.
Upon arriving at the site, they discovered the iguana was actually a pastry.
Despite the confusing reports, the Krakow Animal Welfare Society urges everyone to report any suspected issues relating to animal welfare, even if they turn out to be issues of the breakfast variety.