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Furry Mascot Occupational Hazards

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Here's one from left field. New Scientist just posted a news article about the occupational hazards of mascots in furry costume. Apparently some research was done by Johns Hopkins on the subject.


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I have to say that the heat-related illnesses aren't very surprising to me. Although the more physical injuries did come as a bit more of a surprise to me... hit by golf carts?!

"We use them for divine retribution."

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There's also a press release at Eurekalert.

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