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21 Things Every Gummy Bear Lover Should Know

Hold on to your butts, because things are about to get bear-y interesting!

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3. Riegel named them "Dancing Bear Treats," which is adorable...

...except that he was inspired by real-life trained bears at 19th century fairs and festivals in Europe. Luckily most of the world now knows better than to drag bears around and train them to dance, because that's awful, and the best current-day bear dancing is happening only in the wild.


7. Adventures of the Gummi Bears was Disney's first major serialized, animated TV series.

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Popular legend says Disney CEO Michael Eisner came up the idea when his son requested the candies one day. Good thing he didn't ask for cucumbers!


10. The Gummy Bear Song has more than 45 million views on YouTube.

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After watching it you'll understand why.