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Mark Bechtel's ... Mascot Math

Waldorf, Maryland and Virginia Wesleyan all updated beloved mascots. SI calculated how they got from old to new
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WALLY - STINKY PETE + LINK + VIKING'S HELMET WARRICK

TESTUDO - CUDDLINESS + TMNT x GODZILLA NEW TESTUDO

BOB MARLIN √∑ JABBERJAW + MICKEY'S FEET + BARRY BONDS NEW BOB

SIGN OF THE APOCALYPSE

Parents have been banned from naming their children Messi in the Argentinian soccer star's hometown of Rosario because it was getting confusing.

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COURTESY OF WALDORF COLLEGE (WALLY, WARRICK)

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DISNEY PIXAR (STINKY PETE)

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NINTENDO (LINK)

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MICHAEL J. LEBRECHT II FOR SPORTS ILLUSTRATED (HELMET)

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MITCH STRINGER/ USA TODAY SPORTS (TESTUDO)

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DORLING KINDERSLEY/GETTY IMAGES (KITTEN)

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WARNER BROS./PHOTOFEST (TMNT)

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TOHO COMPANY/PHOTOFEST (GODZILLA)

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DIAMONDBACKONLINE.COM (NEW TESTUDO)

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COURTESY OF VIRGINIA WESLEYAN ATHLETICS (OLD AND NEW BOB)

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HANNA-BARBERA (JABBERJAW)

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DISNEY CHANNEL/GETTY IMAGES (MICKEY MOUSE)

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ERIC RISBERG/AP (BONDS)

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JUAN MANUEL SERRANO ARCE/GETTY IMAGES (MESSI)