Creature Comforts


Creature Comforts | Mississippi Black Bears

The black bear and Mississippi have a storied history together, dating back to the days of President Theodore Roosevelt and the Teddy Bear. Dr. Dana Morin, Mississippi State University professor of Wildlife Biology is back on the program to share about one of the largest animals found in the state. She will talk about the current bear population, where they are found, and what to do if you come face to face with one of these mighty creatures.

As always, Dr. Troy Majure, DVM, with the Animal Medical Center and Libby Hartfield, Retired Director of the Mississippi Museum of Natural Science, is here if you have any concerns about your furry friends or general wildlife experiences. Email the show:

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