During the Opening Ceremony for the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics, the world came face to face with the trio of Russian mascots, including a very creepy looking polar bear. The mascots were unveiled many months ago (when the Hypnotoad was robbed of its glory), but these versions of the mascots were a lot weirder than the cute trinkets that people have been collecting. The bear in particular looked high and terrifying, resulting in the trending hashtag #NightmareBear.
Here are some of the funniest images posted to Twitter in reaction to the mascot that will be making children around the world afraid of their stuffed animals for the duration of the games.
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