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By Extra Mustard
February 09, 2015

Mardi Gras is right around the corner and that means it is time for the New Orleans Pelicans to bring back the most terrifying mascot in all of sports, The King Cake Baby.

If you are in New Orleans and love being terrified you can follow the team's Twitter account to check for the latest opportunities to stare into the giant baby's unflinching eyes in person.

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For those of you not familiar, a king cake is a pastry made for Mardi Gras that has a plastic baby figurine baked into the dough, and whoever gets the slice with the baby in it is said to have good luck for a year.

If you bit into a piece of cake and found the Pelican's King Cake Baby, that would be very, very poor luck.

Brendan Maloy

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