Originally written on All Things Nuggets  |  Last updated 11/29/11
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In stunning news, Chris Andersen actually found some tattoo-free space on his body. And so, the Birdman got inked for a good cause. In coordination with PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals), the Nuggets center has new tattoos covering his torso and arms, above the words: “Be Comfortable in Your Own Skin, and Let Animals Keep Theirs.” On Wednesday, Andersen is going to visit the New Genesis homeless shelter in Denver. There, according to a press release, “Andersen will join PETA members in giving away donated fur coats to the homeless — the only people who have any excuse for wearing fur.” Andersen will also unveil his brand-new “Ink, Not Mink” ad for PETA. “Animals, they don’t deserve to be beaten or slaughtered,” Andersen said in the PETA press release. “Be aware of what was really going on behind the scenes, and tell your friends and your family members … not to purchase fur.” Andersen will be back to work on Dec. 9, when the Nuggets open training camp. In 45 games p
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