NEW ORLEANS — A meeting between mascots almost turned into a melee ahead of the Sugar Bowl on Tuesday.
With about an hour to go before kickoff at the Superdome, a photo opportunity was set up between the alive and breathing mascots for Texas and Georgia. A similar photo of Bevo XV and Uga X was taken the previous day.
Bevo, however, seemed a bit agitated by the photo. With Uga being paraded to Bevo’s pen, the Longhorn burst through his pen and had to be restrained by his handlers.
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No animals or bystanders were hurt during the incident. Photos and videos featuring both animals were taken a few minutes later.
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