14/04/2017 12:24 AM AEST

Tickle Me Elmo Without Fur Is Horrifying

Well, it’s official: Naked Tickle Me Elmo is the nightmare fodder you’ve been avoiding your whole life.

Check out this terrifying video of a furless Tickle Me Elmo doll, tweeted by the Canada Science and Technology Museum in Ontario.

WHO HURT YOU, ELMO? WHO DID THIS TO YOU? We’re honestly so upset about this. And Twitter is, too.

The museum says “it’s all in the name of science!” but we’re not so sure. Hope you’re staying warm, Elmo. Let us know if you need a blanket...