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Many mascots use stilts in costume while performing for visual effect. The most common stilt solution is a "dry wall stilt". These stilts are used by professional housing contractors to hang and finish walls and ceilings. Drywall stilts have a flexible foot system that makes them more comfortable to walk and wear.
Drywall stilts are used in many areas of life. Because of the possibility of standing still and natural walking motion, it's used by many painters, workers, actors, and magicians. Drywall stilts are heavier than peg stilts and made for slower but safer walking and working and are the most safe of all stilts, and used by approximately half of the pros. Drywall stilts were first developed by Raymond Emmert. They are also produced under the trade name DuraStilts. (wikipedia)
There are many drywall stilt solutions on the market and available, here are several options. ￼
Here is an example of a performer on stilts with the stilts covered with an adapted pant.