The King of the Jungle Belongs In The Jungle (Or Savannas & Grasslands)

By |2023-08-10T13:25:20+00:00August 10th, 2023|AfA News, Mascots, NFL|

Every year, on August 10, World Lion Day casts a spotlight on these awe-inspiring animals, highlighting their significance and rallying the global community to protect their existence. Dan Campbell wanted a live Lion on the sideline As a sports fan, I am an avid reader of sports news so I didn’t miss the recent news buzz about the head coach of the Detroit Lions commenting that he had asked the team’s owner and the NFL if he could have an actual Lion. As the team’s pet he wanted it to show up for practice and be on the sidelines for games, saying he would parade it around on a large chain and take good care of it. Thankfully the NFL [...]

Thinking about the mascots on Super Bowl Sunday.

By |2023-08-08T01:36:57+00:00February 12th, 2023|AfA News, Mascots, My Wildlife Challenge, NFL Playoffs|

Three best words in sports: Super. Bowl. Sunday. But before you settle in for the game let's consider team mascots. For many teams their mascot is regarded as a vital part of the team’s identity. From Eagles to Blue Jays or Lions to Seahawks teams love their mascot; and most importantly so do their fans. Sports marketing experts say that a mascot helps give a team character, personality and a face; they also make it easier to create an emotional connection with their fan base. Some teams choose to be represented by a local, native animal to drum up a sense of local pride. For other teams, it is their mascots characteristics of status, strength, power that instil the energy [...]

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