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.
Nuisance species biologist Anthony Ballard joins the program to talk about wild hogs and the problems they bring to environments.Read More
Mississippi is home to many creatures so today we focus on the gopher tortoise and the black pine snake. Our guest Matt Hinderliter, from the US Fish and Wildlife Service, works with these creatures and will tell us how they are important to our ecosystem.Read More
With the Mississippi night air starting to include the sounds of frogs we bring naturalist Joe McGee to the program to tell us what they are saying. With close to 30 different frog species in Mississippi, there is much to hop about in this conversation.Read More