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New Orleans Pelicans Unveil Mascot And It Is Kind Of Creepy

Meet Pierre the Pelican.

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Introducing your new mascot Pierre the Pelican!

New Orleans Pelicans

@PelicansNBA

Introducing your new mascot Pierre the Pelican!

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Twitter had some great reactions to the news:

@atotalmonet @Adam_Jacobi @themarkberman “THEY ALL FLOAT DOWN HERE PELICANS FANS”

darthpotatoweenâ„¢

@darth

@atotalmonet @Adam_Jacobi @themarkberman “THEY ALL FLOAT DOWN HERE PELICANS FANS”

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Barbados Hightower

@SnottieDrippen

Pelicans mascot from the depths of hell

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The pelicans new mascot looks like a cross between big bird and Oscar the grouch

Matty Make it Rain

@grand_zoobah

The pelicans new mascot looks like a cross between big bird and Oscar the grouch

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Jacob Fischler

@ItsFischy

Big ole nope to this

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Halloween Guy

@samir

HI MOM MEET MY FIANCÉ

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Straight up the Pelicans mascot is just a monster from Poultrygeist. Right, @lloydkaufman @tromateamvideo?

Sam Sutherland

@samsthrlnd

Straight up the Pelicans mascot is just a monster from Poultrygeist. Right, @lloydkaufman @tromateamvideo?

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Mike Tunison

@xmasape

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I think I know where the #Pelicans got the inspiration for their crazy-looking mascot...

kooC yaJ diputS

@jackdeucesuited

I think I know where the #Pelicans got the inspiration for their crazy-looking mascot...

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