8 Legendary (and Adorable!) Olympic Games Animal Mascots
By Colleen Oakley
Mascots. They make an appearance at every American sporting event to infuse the crowd with team spirit and pride. So it only makes sense that the world's largest sporting event - the Olympic Games - has them, too.
The mascot for the 2012 Summer Olympics in London is Wenlock, a curious creature that can be best described as a one-eyed drop of steel. But in years past, many host cities opted for more fun and cuddly critters - like these eight past Olympic mascots.
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