The animal rights group was not pleased with the 2 faculties.
Before the University of Texas Longhorns and the University of Georgia Bulldogs confronted off within the Sugar Bowl on Tuesday, there was an incident that occurred between their mascots. Bevo , a steer which is the Longhorns mascot, attacked Uga X, the bulldog that represents Georgia. The altercation was captured on video and posted to Twitter the place you possibly can see the steer break via its barricade and cost the canine. Both animals had been okay.
Now the animal rights group PETA is getting concerned and even despatched each groups a letter asking them to eliminate their mascots. On their blog they wrote:
“[The live animal mascots are] ceaselessly carted round to sporting occasions and public appearances, that are complicated and horrifying for them. Human mascots can have interaction with sports activities followers, pose for footage, lead cheers, and pump up their groups and followers a lot better than a terrified animal can. They’re additionally a lot inexpensive for faculties, and a few universities supply scholarships for pupil mascots.”
After all was stated and carried out, the Longhorns defeated the Bulldogs 28-21 in a sport that was thought-about to be an upset. To learn extra of PETA’s assertion, try the tweet under.