Take a long, hard look at Pierre the Pelican. Get to know his face because it's the one that will be haunting your dreams for the next few months.
It seriously looks like the team found a knockoff San Diego Chicken suit and had a seventh-grade sew some shit on it.
The introduction of Pierre signals the official end of Hugo the Hornet, who nobly served the Charlotte franchise for so many years, and kicks off what is sure to be a day of complex emotion for all of us.
[H/T: Sports Illustrated]