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Mascot facts for kids

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Wenlock and Mandeville, the mascots of the 2012 Olympic Games

A mascot is any person, animal, or object thought to bring luck, or used to symbolize a group. Many schools and sports teams have a mascot, and so do some corporations or products. For example, the mascot of the Sacramento Kings is a lion, and the mascot of Geico is a gecko.


  • Disney (created character: Mickey Mouse)
  • Warner Bros. (created character: Bugs Bunny)
  • 20th Century Fox (created character: Lucy the Mouse)
  • Nintendo (created character: Mario)
  • Sega (created character: Sonic the Hedgehog)
  • Namco (created character: Pac-Man)
  • Capcom (created character: Mega Man)
  • McDonald's (created character: Ronald McDonald)
  • Burger King (created character: The Burger King)
  • Jim Henson (created character: Kermit the Frog)
  • Hanna-Barbera (created character: Fred Flintstone)
  • Dr. Seuss (created character: The Cat in the Hat)
  • American Broadcasting Company (created character: Bettgum)
  • Marvel Comics (created character: Spider-Man)
  • DC Comics (created characters: Superman and Batman)
  • Pixar (created characters: Woody and Buzz Lightyear)
  • DreamWorks (created character: Shrek)
  • Paramount Pictures (created character: Popeye)
  • Universal Studios (created character: Woody Woodpecker)
  • Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (Leo the Lion)
  • NHK (created character: Domo)
  • Nickelodeon (created character: SpongeBob SquarePants)
  • BBC (created characters: Teletubbies) (Tinky Winky, Dipsy, Laa-Laa and Po)
  • Sanrio (created character: Hello Kitty)
  • Columbia Pictures (created character: Slimer the Ghost)
  • Gracie Films (created character: Homer Simpson)
  • Hasbro (created character: Pinkie Pie)
  • Mattel (created character: Thomas the Tank Engine)
  • Cartoon Network (created character: Uncle Grandpa)
  • ITV (created character: Noddy)
  • Microsoft (created character: Lucky Fox)
  • Apple (created character: Darwin)
  • Amblin Entertainment (created character: Buster Bunny)
  • Lucasfilm (created character: Darth Vader)
  • American Broadcast Company (created character: Schoolhouse Rocky)
  • NBC (created character: Rocky and Bullwinkle)
  • CBS (created character: Ren and Stimpy)
  • Atari (created character: Glover)
  • Konami (created character: Bomberman)

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Kids robot.svg In Spanish: Mascota (símbolo) para niños

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