Check out Creature Comforts on MPB Think Radio! Each week, Libby Hartfield, Retired Director of the Mississippi Museum of Natural Science, brings a specialist into the studio to answer your questions about various animals we see in Mississippi. And of course, Dr. Troy Majure, a veterinarian at the Animal Medical Center of Jackson answers your pet questions. Each week, you’ll learn more about the animals that live in our homes and the animals who live in the world around us. You’ll also find out more about family-friendly exhibits and events at the Mississippi Museum of Natural Science in Jackson. Email your pet and animal questions to firstname.lastname@example.org and listen to Creature Comforts Thursday mornings at 9 on MPB Think Radio.
Today we are giving the stage to the gopher tortoise! What is the difference between the gopher tortoise and other Mississippi turtles? What type of habitat do they enjoy? Why is the burrowing habit of the gopher tortoise so important? And what do you need to know if your child wants a pet turtle?Read More
Today we’ll be talking about the presentations going on around the state about Fannye Cook. Also we are discussing how to pick the right pet for your home. Do you think your family would prefer a dog or cat? A fish or a bird? How do you teach the kids to take care of the new family pet?Read More
On today’s show we’ll be taking a tour of the Pascagoula River. What makes the Pascagoula River so important? What is being done to preserve it? We’ll also talk about common household pet hazards you should be aware of.Read More