Science: G. I. Zoologist

G.I. Zoologist Bivouacked in the piny hills near the Han early last week, the 25th Division had its hands full digging in for the expected Chinese assault. But for the buddies of Corporal William Old even the din of Communist whistles and bugles was hardly more terrifying than his tales of poisonous mollusks, leopards, bears and 1,500-lb. Manchurian tigers roaming the Korean countryside. The fascinated G.I.s had good reason to believe that baby-faced "Buster" Old knew what he was talking about.

Youngest member of the American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists, Buster Old, a...