Adorable mascots are tricky. Car insurance companies and NFL teams are supposed to have them, but if the Merrill Lynch bull started talking in a pip-squeaky voice, or a prize fighter entered the ring behind a viking with a giant foam head, they'd be laughed at.
We asked you to show us some adorable mascots that would be even worse ideas than that. The winner is below, but first the runners up ...
by Tim Babb