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When on a mission to rescue the princess, Mario has been known to use any means necessary to defeat his enemy—even wearing the skin of a raccoon dog to give him special powers.
Tanooki may be just a "suit" in Mario games, but in real life, tanuki are raccoon dogs who are skinned alive for their fur. By wearing Tanooki, Mario is sending the message that it's OK to wear fur. Play Super Tanooki Skin 2D and help Tanooki reclaim his fur!Super Tanooki Skin 2Dnote is an Endless Running Game made by PETA in 2011, intended as a rather gruesome parody of the then-recent Super Mario 3D Land and its Tanooki Suit (Which was previously featured in Super Mario Bros. 3).The premise, such as it is, is that Mario is evil because he uses Tanooki Suitsnote , and a tanooki has gotten fed up with this and has set out to catch Mario and save his skin. Thus, through a fairly short Auto-Scrolling Level, you must jump over obstacles and take your skin back from Mario.Upon release, the game was heavily criticized by gamers for missing the point of the Tanooki Suits, something the company's games tend to suffer from as a whole. As such, Retsupurae has taken on the game (or rather, its message) in this video.See also Super Chick Sisters, another Mario spoof made by PETA.While most of us would want to state what is in our minds, Let's not bring PETA's views into your edits, OK?
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