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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.
Contact
Email your pet and animal questions to animals@mpbonline.org and listen to Creature Comforts Thursday mornings at 9 on MPB Think Radio.

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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.
Contact
Email your pet and animal questions to animals@mpbonline.org and listen to Creature Comforts Thursday mornings at 9 on MPB Think Radio.

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    Creature Comforts | Summer Fishing & Birding

    Creature Comforts | Summer Fishing & Birding

    The summer is always a great time to cast the rod and reel to fish Mississippi’s waters. Just about every corner of the state has a place to get in on this great summer activity. So we welcome back Dennis Reicke from the Mississippi Depart of Wildlife Fisheries and Park to talk about where to fish and what is biting this time of year. Also, Libby gives us a firefly update and talks about what she is seeing outside her window, while Dr. Majure answers questions about a sick rooster.
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    • 49 min
    Creature Comforts | Pet Day - June 2022

    Creature Comforts | Pet Day - June 2022

    Dr. Majure answers another round of pet questions for Creature Comforts monthly all pet show. If you want to submit any pet questions or share your latest brush with nature (we love pictures) simply email us: animals@mpbonline.org.
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    • 48 min
    Creature Comforts | Falconry with Dr. Jennifer Coulson

    Creature Comforts | Falconry with Dr. Jennifer Coulson

    Dr. Jennifer Coulson returns to Creature Comforts to talk about her passion for raptors and falconry. As a longtime practitioner of this ancient sport, Dr. Coulson along with her husband raises Harris's hawks and trains them to be effective hunters. She breakdown what it takes to become a falconer and the commitment it commands. Also, Libby gives an update about the fireflies in the state and Dr. Majure helps a listener with their puppy potty training experience.
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    • 48 min
    Creature Comforts | Healthy Gulf - Matt Rota

    Creature Comforts | Healthy Gulf - Matt Rota

    On this episode of Creature Comforts, we welcome Matt Rota from Healthy Gulf to talk about the work they are doing to keep the gulf fit for many of the animals that call it home. He also talks about the Mississippi River Restoration and Resilience Initiative and ways you can get involved. And as always Dr. Majure answers your pet questions and Libby lets you know about what is happening with the wildlife in her area. Fireflies and all.


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    • 47 min
    Creature Comforts | Firefly Nights

    Creature Comforts | Firefly Nights

    The weather is warmer and now those charming bio-luminescent creatures are lighting up the night’s sky. No matter if you call them lightning bugs or fireflies’ people are reporting seeing them around the state. Today we talked with a friend of the show Claire Graves about when and where is the best place to see them. Also, we talk with James Cummins from Wildlife Mississippi about the Mississippi Conservation Stewardship Bill. 
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    • 49 min
    Creature Comforts | Pet Day - May 2022

    Creature Comforts | Pet Day - May 2022

    The first Thursday of every month is dedicated to your pet questions answered by Dr. Troy Majure and Libby Hartfield helping with your recent brushes with nature. During this episode they talk about watching out for traveling turtles, taking care of older pets, and what bird calls you should be listening for.
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    • 49 min

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