On the left is Big Bird. On the right is Abelardo, the equivalent character on the Sésamo, the version of Sesame Street that airs in Mexico. He's one of many Big Bird characters that exists in what is apparently a Sesame Street multiverse.
Garibaldo entertains and educates children in Brazil, where the show is titled Vila Sésamo.
Minik Kuş took the role in Susam Sokağı, a Turkish production.
Pino, here licking a popsicle, was on Sesamstraat, a Dutch program.
Poupas stood in as Big Bird on Rua Sésamo, a Portuguese program.
My thanks to Jonathan H. Gray for bringing this information to light. Robert Bahn continues the explorations by pointing out that some Big Bird characters aren't even birds, such as a lion in India, a meerkat in South Africa, and . . . something in Egypt.
It makes me wonder: if there's a multiverse in which there are an infinite number of versions of ourselves, what alternate versions of Miss Cellania exist?
-via Super Punch