Fishy dreams

16 07 2018

Zebrafish1-smallEvery big research stage triggers odd dreams, and acquiring animals is the worst. Although it marks the exciting start of an actual experiment, the new and sudden responsibility is always terrifying. (That awful rhino story this week, where translocated animals died from not being given fresh water: that’s like the type of dreams we have).

Michelle was no exception, as she and new (and fabulous) work study student Alexia settled 300 zebra fish into their new tanks. The whole venture caused a series of restless nights for poor Michelle, the most priceless nightmare being that all her research fish were somehow in her home aquarium, and both her cats were happily pulling them out with their paws….