Chapati the cat

Today we did do work (I promise!), but we also found an abandoned cat. We fed it milk and it escalated, and it is now named chapati…!

SCUBA diving in Anglesey, UK

All my UK diving so far has been with Anglesey Divers (click here for the website!), and I would thoroughly recommend them if you find yourself in this neck of the woods- a great bunch of guys who are professional and a good laugh! Believe it or not, those beautiful clear blue waters in the photo…

Bottlenose Dolphins off Holyhead, UK!

On a lucky boat survey we came across a huge pod of bottlenose dolphins, and it was incredible! Luckily I had my gopro and Jon our skipper had a huge pole. Pole + gopro = exciting video times! See my video below, or read this article that the newspaper wrote about our boat trip.

Red Wharf Bay

My favourite beach in North Wales is Red Wharf Bay. It’s got lots of parking, three places to eat and drink, and when the tide’s right there’s a huge beach to search for creatures! Top tips: Make sure you go at low tide Check out The Tavern on the Bay for lunch or tea Have a…

Visit my aquaculture demonstration!

All ready for Bangor open day with my aquaculture demonstration! Come and see me @BangorUni #BangorOpenDay — Molly Czachur (@zoologymolly) October 31, 2015

Heart Shaped Predator

Originally posted on The Natural History of Crustaceans:
Phyllolithodes papillosus Brandt, 1848 Apart from the obvious delicacy and beauty of this specimen, which overwhelmed me when I first saw it, it was actually the ‘u’ shaped depression in the middle of the dorsal side of this specimen that caught my eye. It looks spectacular and,…