NEW ORLEANS, Feb. 25 (UPI) --
The New Orleans Pelicans decided that their year-round mascot, Pierre the Pelican, was "too scary"
for children, so they unveiled a more cartoonish version of him
earlier this month.
But it seems they had no problems with "King Cake Baby," a monstrous, Chucky-like creature that's brought out occasionally for Mardi Gras.
King Cake Baby, named for the traditional ring-shaped dough cake that's sometimes baked with a plastic baby inside, terrorized fans once again at Monday night's Pelicans game against the Los Angeles Clippers.
Check out King Cake Baby, in all his creepy-eyed, diaper-wearing action below:
[Sporting News, Times-Picayune]
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