PETA Targets Super Mario For Wearing Fur In Online Game

PETA Targets Super Mario For Wearing Fur In Online Game
technology

Animal rights group scorns video game character for wearing tanuki fur suit.

Yi Chen
  • 17 november 2011


No fur-wearers go unnoticed for PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals), not even popular Nintendo character Mario. In the recently released Super Mario 3D Land game, the video game antagonist is spotted wearing a tanuki suit. A tanuki is a Japanese name given to the Japanese raccoon dog, where the fur of these wild animals are made into coats and fashion accessories.

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