Bob was born in Michigan where he received his B.S in Zoology from Michigan State University and also took post graduate courses in Animal Behavior. Bob is a highly decorated Vietnam Veteran. He has worked as a Tour Guide at the Miami Serpentarium, traversed Colombia, South America on zoological expeditions and owned “Captain Bob’s Animal Kingdom” in Lakeland, FL. He also hosted a weekly Tampa, FL T.V. show featuring wild animals. Bob owned and operated Everglades Day Safari from 1996-2016 and although retired still enjoys guiding tours once a week. Bob has studied the fragile eco-systems of South Florida, Colombia, Costa Rica and most of Southeast Asia for more than 40 years. His knowledge, common sense and humor will assure you of a very educational and entertaining day.
Bob is also available for customized expeditions which focus on a specific interest.