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Dance of the Starlings

4 months ago

It's a symphony in the skies! The Metro Area's stunning natural spectacle is the talk of the zoo crew this morning as the native starlings converge for their magnificent murmurations! Wow! Also, Animal shares diet tips and BE CALLER 97 to win those hot, hot Loverboy tickets!! Give 97.9 a preset and break off the knob!

97.9 The Rat Race #36

Featuring: Ben Roy (Donny D), Beth Hoyt (Tara) & Chris Marrs (Animal)

Written By: Chris Marrs

Audio Designed & Directed by: Evan Nix

Created by: Ben Roy & Chris Marrs

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