Adorable animals take over Wrigley Field before Cubs-Brewers game
Like a real life "Jumanji," a bevy of wild animals took to Wrigley Field before the Cubs took on the Brewers on Tuesday. The only difference being that the Cubs invited the animals onto the field and it wasn't the result of a terrifying board game that never should have existed.
The Shedd Aquarium and the Columbus Zoo teamed up to bring the wildlife to see the Friendly Confines. Which included a leopard looking adorable in Anthony Rizzo's arms:
Joe Maddon gave his best pink flamingo impression (of the animal, not Divine from the John Waters film):
It also gave Maddon inspiration for his next hospitality industries project:
"My goal in life is to own a bar called The Pink Flamingo." -- Joe Maddon pic.twitter.com/CuEPJe83Y3- Tyler Kepner (@TylerKepner) September 22, 2015
Perhaps most importantly, though, the Cubs welcomed the animal that has won Cutest Animal on the Planet in the awards show that I just made up three years running -- I speak, of course, of the sloth:
Just better keep them away from eating all the ivy. It will spoil their adorable, adorable dinner.