Over the years, Barnum's Animal Crackers has featured 54 different animals. The most recent addition was the koala in 2002, to celebrate Animal Crackers' 100th anniversary.
Related Fact: The string on boxes of animal crackers was originally placed there so the container could be hung from a Christmas tree.
[Source: Pittsburgh Tribune-Review. See previous Numbers of the Day here.]
The Number of the Day: 54
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August 17, 2010 - 10:31pm