Friday, November 30, 2007

Hello Quatchi!

I'm not big on the Winter Olympics, unless Tonya Harding or Chazz Michael Michaels are involved. However, the 2010 games in Vancouver just unveiled its Meomi-designed mascots: Miga (a sort of orca-bear), Sumi (a thunderbird) and Quatchi (Bigfoot!).

Technically Quatchi's a Sasquatch, the Native American/First Nations term for Bigfoot, though the name "Squatch" was already taken. In any case, Quatchi is yet another reason to love Vancouver. Here's video.

Obviously I like him better than that stupid panda below.


At 12:04 PM, November 30, 2007 , Blogger Eliza said...

Quatchi is the cutest thing ever! I love it that the sign behind him says "Stanley Park."


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