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 email@example.com and listen to Creature Comforts Thursday mornings at 9 on MPB Think Radio.
Can you think of anyone who does not like ducks? We can’t either! This show we are joined by James Callicutt from duck conservation group Ducks Unlimited. Also Libby is back from vacation. Learn which ducks are native to the Mississippi flyway and if it’s really safe to feed the ducks at your pond.Read More
Today we are learning how you can be a part of the annual Christmas Bird Count. What kind of birds are you likely to see at the CBC? What are the most unusual birds that have been seen? And what is done with all the data that’s collected?Read More
On today’s show we want to talk about the different color variations of our animal friends. What animals have you seen change their color in your area of the state? Do some animals change colors with the seasons? What animals use different color variations as camouflage or protection?Read More