Military mascot refers to a pet animal maintained by a military unit for ceremonial purposes or as an emblem of that unit.
It may also be referred to as a ceremonial pet or regimental mascot.
It differs from a military animal in that it is not employed for use directly in warfare as a weapon or for transport.
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