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Scariest Halloween costume: New Orleans Pelicans reveal mascot

October 31, 2013|By Melissa Rohlin
  • The New Orleans Pelicans reveal their new mascot.
The New Orleans Pelicans reveal their new mascot. (Photo courtesy of @PelicansNBA )

The New Orleans Pelicans have unveiled their new mascot.

His name is “Pierre the Pelican,” but some critics think he resembles a feathered version of "Chucky." Pierre replaces sweet "Hugo The Hornet" following the NBA team's name change in April.

Pierre has a freakishly large red beak that's wide open as if he's about to eat you and his eyes seem slightly crazed.

Here's some reaction around Twitter to Pierre.

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