McDonald's introduces new Happy Meal mascot

The new McDonald's Happy Meal mascot, "Happy."

McDonald's has announced their new Happy Meals mascot, and it has some heads turning.

The new mascot, according to a release from McDonald's, is called "Happy." The fast food chain says that the new mascot, "brings fun and excitement to kidsâ?? meals while also serving as an ambassador for balanced and wholesome eating."

The introduction of "Happy" comes as McDonald's announces new offerings for Happy Meals such as Go-Gurt Low-Fat Yogurt.

McDonald's introduced Happy on their Twitter feed today.

What do you think about the mascot? Will this encourage kids to choose healthy options?