Sam, a lovely friendly terrier dog was designed as a mascot for Samuel Estates Letting Agents. Sam was then manufactured as a character costume design to represent the agency.
This friendly crocodile was created as a mascot design. Although he had to have teeth, he had to look friendly and approachable too. You'll see that his tail has been kept small like a baby crocodile. This is for the cast member wearing the costume, as a large tail is not only heavy but children tend to find it highly amusing [...]