A wolf entered into the tiger’s den on Wednesday, as Kansas Metropolis Chiefs mascot, KC Wolf, visited Lewiston Consolidated Faculty.
Wolf excessive fived elementary college students as they entered the gymnasium for his presentation, mimicked the actions of among the lecturers, and customarily made the children giggle.
“He’s a lot larger in actual life!” one kindergartner exclaimed.
Then the person contained in the costume launched himself.
Dan Meers has been the first particular person taking part in KC Wolf for over 30 years, and he mentioned he loves what he does.
“Folks at all times ask ‘what’s the very best factor about being a mascot?’ Primary is I receives a commission to behave goofy,” Meers mentioned.
Meers then illustrated his level by exhibiting the scholars a video of him, in costume, viding an ATV round Arrowhead Stadium, tackling mascots, and grocery procuring.
Earlier than turning into KC Wolf, Meers advised the scholars he was once Truman Tiger on the College of Missouri, in addition to Fredbird for the St. Louis Cardinals baseball workforce. He additionally defined how his KC Wolf costume works: that he has a summer time and a winter swimsuit, a pair of tennis sneakers is glued into the costume’s a lot bigger sneakers, and that Meer’s face sees out of Wolf’s neck.
A good portion of Meer’s presentation included speaking to the elementary college students concerning the ABC of Success.