PALEONTOLOGY

PINT-SIZED PALEONTOLOGIST POSES PLEISTOCENE PHENOMENON

Paleontology professor Petey at the museum, standing in front of a mastodon skeleton. An extinct group of mammal species related to elephants, they inhabited North and Central America and became extinct at the end of the Pleistocene era some 10,000 to 11,000 years ago. Of the genus Mammut, they were members of the order Proboscidea. They lived in herds and fed on a mixed

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MOWGLI

TINY TOT TAKES ON TARZAN TRAITS

Professor Petey, when enervated by the demands of defending his radical hypotheses in the lofty circles of academia he inhabits, often channels his alter ego “Mowgli Piti,” a feral orphan child of British missionaries who were dispatched by the vicious Kimpurushas tribe. Mowgli Piti was raised by Nilgiri Leaf Monkeys and befriended by a kindly old Indian white-rumped vulture named Manjunatha. In the wild

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PETITE PIPE ORGAN PUMPER PRACTICES PROGRAM

Professor Virgil (Petey) Fox Scott, renowned child pipe organist, sits at the St. Luke Moeller organ, practicing the Bach Toccata & Fugue in D Minor (also known as the “Ghost & Mr. Chicken” song) for last Halloween. He is now preparing Christmas delights such as the Hallelujah Chorus and Frosty the Snowman. Petey relates that there is much more to playing the organ than

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