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The New Orleans Pelicans Are Redesigning Their Mascot, Pierre The Pelican, To Make Him Look Less Terrifying

Good call.

The day before this past Halloween, the New Orleans Pelicans introduced their new mascot, Pierre, and he may have been the most terrifying mascot ever seen:

Pretty much the whole world asked itself "Who could possibly have signed off on that thing?" and the jokes came piling in about Pierre haunting dreams and occupying nightmares. After a few months of seeing Pierre in action, it appears that the Pelicans are going to be redesigning the mascot's look, possibly before the season's end:

It will be interesting to see what New Orleans comes up with, and on the very bright side, things can't get much worse than they are now.