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Just as Mario looks strange clean shaven, Yoshi looks truly odd without his round, bulbous schnoz. Then again, so does everyone.


During the recent earthquake in Japan, a Yoshi figure was unfortunately damaged, which lets us see the iconic Nintendo character in a new and somewhat unsettling light.


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ACK! These are two photos of the same figure. The first photo (above, left) was uploaded on Twitter with a note that read, "Earthquake victim". Enough with the photo taking and Yoshi humiliation, please get this injured dinosaur fixed.

地震の被害者 [@hckurona]

地震で鼻のもげたヨッシーのフィギュア [@mhagesama]


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