Medal Detector Olympics Blog

Sochi mascot dubbed 'Nightmare Bear'

The polar bear mascot at the Sochi Winter Games is firmly establishing itself in the "creepy" category.

Olympic mascots can range from cuddly to creepy.

But the Sochi bear has reached new heights of scary, being dubbed "Nightmare Bear."

This GIF, which appears to have originated from Russian TV coverage of the Olympics, is courtesy of GIFULMINATON.COM.

We apologize in advance if you wake up screaming tonight.