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About Bob Church
Robert Church, aka “Bob C” in the ferret community, currently lives with eight ferrets in a collegiate community in Missouri. 


An ex-Navy veteran corpsman, Bob studied photojournalism in
New York, primarily working for newspapers.  After retiring from newspaper work, Bob went back to school to earn dual degrees in anthropology (archaeology) and biology (zoology) before attending graduate school to study zooarchaeology — the study of animal bones from archaeological sites. 


Bob has homed ferrets continuously since the early 1990s and
has expertise in polecat and ferret diets, domestication, carnivore enrichment, mustelid behavior, ferret and polecat anatomy, odontology and osteology, mustelid ecology and feral issues, and ferret environmentally caused medical issues. He has been working on the Ferret Project, a worldwide  investigation of ferret diet, husbandry, medical issues, DNA and breeding practices. 

He has traveled to Europe, Russia and Australia to "ferret" out
information. Bob is a popular and sought-after speaker on various ferret issues and has lectured at ferret events and veterinary conferences around the world. His ferret articles and photos have been published in veterinary books and journals, and numerous ferret publications, foreign and domestic.