Creature Comforts


Creature Comforts | Alligator Snapping Turtles

Today on the program we welcome Luke Pearson, herpetologist and biologist with the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service who is with us today to talk about Alligator Snapping Turtles, where they are found and how he captured one that weighed over 100 pounds. Even though overall numbers of alligator snapping turtles are on the decline, there is more data needed to become a protected species.

As always, Dr. Troy Majure, DVM, with the Animal Medical Center, and Libby Hartfield, retired director of the Mississippi Museum of Natural Science, take your pet questions and talk about your latest brushes with nature! Join the conversation by email:

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