The Olympic Games got underway in China today. The opening ceremony gave me Pink Floyd concert flashbacks.

I haven’t otherwise been following the hype too closely, but I did learn that China appointed five “mascots” to represent that nation for the duration of the Games.

Here are the five mascots: Beibei the Fish, Jingjing the Panda, Huanhuan the Olympic Flame, Nini the Swallow, and Yingying the Tibetan Antelope.

Guess which one is Yingying the Tibetan Antelope:

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In the spirit of the Games, I wanted to do my part for this global event, so I redesigned China’s Olympic logo to something a little more appropriate to the occasion. Here’s an aerial view:

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  1. Michelle Malkin » The lost China Olympics mascot on August 8th, 2008 6:11 pm

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