Unlikely, adorable city mascots

Published On: Jul 21 2014 09:07:06 AM EDT   Updated On: Jul 21 2014 09:09:37 AM EDT

The world's most adorable city mascots have some heady responsibilities and impressive lines on their CVs, from running a train station to gracing a "Vanity Fair" cover with Hollywood elite. But cuteness alone didn't get them their celebrity. Their stories did. Here are three of them.

1 / 4
Mike the Headless Chicken Festival

In 1945, a Wyandotte rooster named Mike was decapitated by a farmer's wife, but continued to live for 18 months after. Now Fruita, Colorado, remembers its town chicken each May with a Mike the Headless Chicken Festival.

Comments

The views expressed below are not those of Click On Detroit, WDIV, or its affiliated companies. By clicking on "Post," you acknowledge that you have read the Terms of Service and your comment is in compliance with such terms. Readers, please help keep this discussion respectful and on topic by flagging comments that are offensive or inappropriate (hover over the commenter's name and you'll see the flag option appear on right side of that line). And remember, respect goes both ways: Tolerance of others' opinions is important in a free discourse. If you're easily offended by strong opinions, you might skip reading comments entirely.

blog comments powered by Disqus

Most Popular on ClickOnDetroit

Advertisement
Advertisement