>Olympic Mascots 2012 London Games Unveiled Today

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(London, England May 19, 2010) The 2012 Olympic Mascots were unveiled today in London. They have yet to make any announcements on record about their sustainability policies.

It is thought that London will compete with Vancouver to be the “greenest” Olympic games.

Wenlock, Orange and silver in colour, has been named after Much Wenlock, the Shropshire town whose Olympian games inspired Baron de Coubertin to establish the first games in Athens in 1896.

Mandeville is the mascot for the 2012 Paralympics, named after Stoke Mandeville Hospital, Buckinghamshire, where the first 1948 paralympic games were conceived.

In related- green – news, London’s double-decker buses have shifted to Green Tech energy.The new design uses the latest in green hybrid technology and will be 15% more fuel efficient than existing hybrid buses.  Read More HERE

Is it just us, or do these mascots look a little bit like scary Teletubbies? Watch the videos below and decide for yourself!

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