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It Was Terrifying While It Lasted: Pierre The Pelican Is Getting A Head Replacement

By / 01.23.14

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You remember Pierre The Pelican, don’t you? The horrifying, child-baiting Sasquatch monster who was supposed to be the face of the New Orleans Pelicans rebranding (and a bird) but ended up being fodder for anybody with photoshop and a knowledge of horror movies?

I’ve got good news and bad news.

The good news is that Pierre’s getting a redesign before all-star weekend in New Orleans. The bad news is that they’re REMOVING HIS HEAD. So let’s all enjoy the image of HEADLESS PIERRE THE PELICAN. The update, via Grantland’s Zach Lowe:

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I really need to get to New Orleans and get a picture with Pierre before his facelift. Oh, and if I could suggest a redesign:

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(It looks more like a bird than what they have now.)

h/t to Weed


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