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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.
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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 | Autumn Deer

    Creature Comforts | Autumn Deer

    Firearm season for deer opens this weekend in Mississippi and William McKinley, Deer Program Coordinator for Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks, wants all hunters to be safe. He joins the show to update Creature Comforts about the deer population of the state and provide an update about the chronic wasting disease.
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    Creature Comforts | Mississippi Migration

    Creature Comforts | Mississippi Migration

    Mark Woodrey has been looking toward the sky since the days of outdoor trips with his granddad. Those outings began his fascination with birds and now as a research associate at the Mississippi State University Coastal Research and Extension Center he focuses on the scientific understanding and conservation of coastal ecosystems. This includes the migrating birds that call Mississippi home throughout the year. Mark joins the show to talk about how these birds impact Mississippi and how studying them provide a glimpse into conservation of our natural landscape.
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    Creature Comforts | The Bucket Brigade

    Creature Comforts | The Bucket Brigade

    Tom Mann, from the Mississippi Museum of Natural Science, spends many rainy winter nights in the elements. He and a group of volunteers are apart of the Bucket Brigade, a group that expediates passage of salamanders across the road in their direction of movement. This minimizes mortality caused by passing vehicles and keeps their ecosystem in tact. With plenty of knowledge about this small creatures Tom updates us on salamanders found around Mississippi and how you can be a part of this dedicated group. Also Libby Hartfield is back on the program and Dr. Majure answers another round of pet questions.
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    Creature Comforts | Halloween Pet Day

    Creature Comforts | Halloween Pet Day

    One of the best things about Halloween season is seeing all our furry friends in their costumes. Social media is flooded with these cute photos, yet is your four legged buddy a fan of your choice of attire? We may never know but Dr. Majure has a few tips when choosing an outfit for your dog or cat. Then he answers your pet questions about bark collars, lost dogs, and cats that love marking their territory. It's an all pet edition of Creature Comforts!
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    Creature Comforts | Polite Pollinators

    Creature Comforts | Polite Pollinators

    The Mississippi Entomological Museum at Mississippi State University has a collection of over two million pinned specimens and is ready to show anyone all two million if they have the time. Today Matt Thorn and Brady Dunaway take time from their duties at the museum to talk about pollinators and other insects around the state with Kevin, Libby, and Dr. Majure. More than just bees and butterflies there are plenty of pollinators that help grow our Mississippi crops and wildflowers. Matt and Brady discuss these bugs and answer calls from listeners about swarms, rare bug sightings, and how Bug Camp crystallized their passion for insects.

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    • 48 min
    Creature Comforts | Autumn Sightings

    Creature Comforts | Autumn Sightings

    For this special "Drive Time" edition of Creature Comforts we call on our good friend, biologist Joe Magee to let us know what to look for this fall season. A few frogs are still jumping around but the insects and migrating birds are the main attractions.
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