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Patryk Pufelski

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Patryk Pufelski

Patryk Pufelski, born in 1990 in Gdynia, is a Polish zookeeper. He works in Wrocław, at the oldest zoo in Poland, where he primarily takes care of monkeys, penguins, seals, and shelducks. He is a member of the bookshop and cultural centre co-operative Ogniwo in Kraków and studies zootechnology. The Pavilion for Small Mammals, his authorial debut....

received the 2022 O!Lśnienia Award in the literature category and was named the Kraków Book of the Month for January 2023. The book was also nominated for the Nike Literary Award and the Book of the Year in the debut category. 

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A zoo sign with three green elephants and a giant yellow arrow pointing the way
"Oliwa Zoo Giant Road Sign March 2010” by Artur Andrzej. Public domain via Wikimedia Commons.