Photographer's Note

It's noon and the Old town Market square in Poznań is packed with tourists who are eagerly watching two goats gently clashing in the Town Hall clock tower.

Here is the legend of the fighting goats, according to Malgo (emka):

Many years ago a cook was preparing a banquet for dignitaries but he burned the roast deer he was to serve. Panicked, he looked for an alternative and found two goats in a nearby meadow. He dragged them to the kitchen but the goats escaped and ran up a flight of stairs, emerging in the tower. When they began butting heads they attracted the attention of townsfolk, who gathered below and began to laugh. Because of the entertainment the cook was pardoned and two mechanical goats were incorporated into the new clock being made for the building.

You can have a closer look at the fighting goats in a workshop.

Here is a larger version.

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