People had called the Krakow Society for the Protection of Animals in Poland earlier this week after noticing something lurking in a tree for two days.
Adam, an officer for the group, said a woman relayed her concerns to him but wasn’t sure what the animal was.
“He's been sitting in a tree across the block for two days,” she said.
“People don't open windows because they're afraid it's going to enter their house.”
Adam asked her if it was a sick bird to which she replied it wasn’t. She told Adam she believed it was an iguana.
The officer began to question whether it was an April Fool’s joke but nonetheless went to inspect the find himself.
However after inspecting the tree, Adam discovered what was sitting in the branches wasn’t an iguana at all.
Or even a live animal.
“This mysterious iguana turned out to be ... [a] croissant, a French cake croissant,” Adam said.
Adam believes the pastry “probably flew out of a window” and became wedged in the tree.
He encouraged anyone concerned about animal safety in their neighbourhood to still call for help if needed.
Croissant has people 'crying with laughter'
On Facebook, the croissant had people in stitches.
“Your story is the best medicine in Covid time and you are quite the story teller. Thanks for the good laughs,” one woman wrote.
Another woman jokingly suggested the iguana should be hunted down and enjoyed with a hot cup of coffee.
“I cried with laughter. Congratulations for a fantastic and intense description,” another woman wrote.
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