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.
This week on Creature Comforts, we’ll learn all about the Mississippi Coastal Bird Stewardship Program. Why is our state coast an important area for birds? What type of threats do coastal birds face? And what should you do if you encounter a nest, chick, or injured bird?Read More
On today’s show, we’ll look at wildlife through the eyes of an artist. What are good locations in our state for creating art outdoors? What are the pros and cons of creating art out doors? We’ll also talk about grooming your pets. Is it better to do it yourself or hire a professional?Read More
We’re going back to the birds today to talk about migration. What birds are still migrating through Mississippi this time of year? How do we know if a bird is migrating here if it’s a resident species? What are some hazards or problems birds may encounter while they are migrating?Read More
There’s a lot of interesting insects to discuss and on today’s show, we’ll focus on the kudzu bug. How did the kudzu bug get in our state? What part of the state are they located in? What types of problems can this bug cause and how can we control them? We’ll also talk about what you can do to protect your pets from bugs.Read More