The (Other) Website That Shall Not Be Named, in the Before Times, ran a great explainer of the awesomeness of Brown Pelicans when the New Orleans basketball team adopted it as their name:



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these things are terrifying. I first encountered them in Florida during the pandemic. My wife described them as "unsettlingly large" and they are. They have a muppet-ish quality that really strikes fear into one's heart.

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