Auto dealer mascot faces impossible challenge of staying upright

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NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) – What happens when you mix slippery ice and oversized paws?  Face plants, and plenty of them.

The mascot for a car dealership in Minnesota recently learned that lesson the hard way.

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White Bear Mitsubishi sells new and used vehicles in the White Bear Lake area.  As you may have guessed, their mascot is a big, white bear, aptly named “White Bear.”

During a recent commercial shoot, White Bear teamed up with Goldy Gopher, the Minnesota Golden Gophers men’s ice hockey mascot. They filmed at the Twin Cities campus of the University of Minnesota.

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While Goldy Gopher appears to be a pro on the ice, White Bear did not fare so well.

Luckily, White Bear had plenty of ice around to soothe his bumps and bruises!