On many college campuses across the country, the mascot isn't a student dressed in a furry, overstuffed costume. It is the real deal from the animal kingdom. Boston College introduced a live bald eagle this year after a 47-year absence, a development that didn't thrill animal rights activists. LSU has a tiger. So does Memphis. HBO's "Real Sports" takes a closer look at this practice in an episode that premieres Tuesday at 10 p.m. ET/PT Tuesday. Here's a preview:

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