Wild Wanderings

Wildlife Watcher Chloe lives by the coast in Wales and shares her favourite finds.
Jellyfish

My favourite nature activities.

By Chloe, age 9.

I really love going to our local beach, Aberavon Beach, for a walk. Whilst at the beach there has been lots of dead marine life washing up recently. There have been lots of jellyfish, a spotted dogfish, some cuttlefish cartilage, and some crabs. Whilst at the beach, I love to collect shells and look at the different types of seaweed on the shore.

Dogfish

Up on the beach we also go rock pooling. I love rock pooling! For this we go to Bracelet Bay in Mumbles. In summer I caught some shrimp, a hermit crab, and some small fish. Rock pooling is fun because you see lots of different marine life in the pools like limpets, anemones and sometimes starfish.

Check out the Wildlife Watch guide to safe and wildlife-friendly rock-pooling here