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Croissant terrorizes residents in Poland

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Croissant - Level 0

People are afraid of strange things. The latest thing to cause fear in Poland is a croissant. A croissant scared some people in Krakow. They made a mistake. They said it was an animal. They were very worried. They kept their windows closed for a few days. They called an animal welfare society for help.

One person said the strange animal was a lizard. A welfare officer went to look. He saw a "brown creature" in a tree. He said: "The poor little guy had no legs or head." When he saw the strange animal was really a croissant, he laughed a lot. He was happy the people called him. He said it was better to be safe than sorry.

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Croissant - Level 1

People are afraid of things like peanut butter sticking to your mouth. The latest thing to cause fear in Poland is a croissant. The crescent-shaped pastry scared some people in Krakow. They mistook a croissant for an animal. They wanted help to get the "animal" removed from a tree. They were so worried they kept their windows closed for a few days. An animal welfare society said a woman called them to report the strange "animal" in the tree.

Residents told the society about the animal. One said it was a bird; another said it was a lizard. A welfare officer went to the residents' apartment. He said he saw a "brown creature sitting on a branch," and that its "brown coat was shining in the sun". He added: "The poor little guy had no legs or head." When he saw the croissant, he was "almost swept off his feet by laughing". He said it was better to be safe than sorry and to report any strange animals.

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Croissant - Level 2

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People are afraid of strange things, like peanut butter sticking to the roof of your mouth. The latest thing to cause fear for people in Poland is a croissant. The crescent-shaped flaky pastry scared some residents in the city of Krakow. They mistook a croissant for a dangerous animal. They called for help to get the "animal" removed from a tree opposite their apartment. They were so worried that they kept their windows closed for a few days. The Krakow Animal Welfare Society wrote that a woman called them to report the unidentified "predator" sitting in the tree.

Animal welfare officers asked the residents to describe the animal. One resident mistook the croissant for a bird; another said it was a lizard. One officer explained what happened. He said he went to the apartment where the residents lived to check the strange animal. He said he saw a "brown creature sitting on a branch," and that its "brown coat was shining in the sun". He added: "The poor little guy had no legs or head." When he saw the croissant, he was "almost swept off his feet by a laughing attack". He said it was better to be safe than sorry and to report any sightings of strange animals.

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Croissant - Level 3

People can be afraid of some strange things. There is an actual fear of peanut butter sticking to the roof of your mouth. The latest thing to have caused fear for people in Poland is a croissant. The French, crescent-shaped roll made of flaky pastry scared some residents in the Polish city of Krakow. They mistook the pastry for a kind of dangerous animal. They called for help to get the "animal" removed from a tree opposite their apartment building. The residents were so worried that they kept their windows closed for a couple of days. The Krakow Animal Welfare Society wrote on its Facebook account that a woman called authorities to report the unidentified "predator" sitting in the tree.

Animal welfare officers phoned residents in the building. They asked them to describe the animal. One resident mistook the croissant for a bird of prey; another said the pastry was a kind of lizard. One welfare officer explained what happened. He said he went to the housing estate where the residents lived to check on the strange animal. He reported that he spotted a "brown creature sitting on a lilac branch," and that its "brown coat was shining in the sun". He added: "The poor little guy had no legs or head." When he discovered that the strange beast was a croissant, he was "almost swept off his feet by a laughing attack". He said it was better to be safe than sorry and to report any sightings of strange animals.

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