After undergoing "plastic surgery" to repair a broken beak sustained during a pickup game with other NBA mascots, Pierre the Pelican made his triumphant return. Now, Pierre's new-look beak actually resembles that of an actual, more friendly-looking pelican and less like the soul-stealing mascot that was the former Pierre. Hit the thumbs to check out the new Pierre.

So long, old Pierre... 

...or, have we not seen the last of old Pierre. 

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[via @PelicansNBA]