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Pierre the Pelican's new look revealed

1 year ago February 13, 2014 Feb 13, 2014 Thursday, February 13 2014 Thursday, February 13, 2014 9:39:24 AM EST in Sports
Source: WBRZ

NEW ORLEANS - The New Orleans Pelicans revealed the new face of their mascot Pierre the Pelican Wednesday night.

Gone are the red beak and yellow feathers that inspired a number of internet memes poking fun at the "terrifying" mascot. Pierre's new look is covered in brown, with a bright yellow beak.

The Pelicans revealed the change during their game against the Milwaukee Bucks Wednesday, which New Orleans won 102-98.

The organization said earlier this week Pierre was injured during a pickup game with other mascots, and had to undergo "reconstructive surgery."

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