Animal crackers created for the animal cracker zoo come in seventeen different animals.
Each box of animal crackers has twenty two crackers, but does not always have each of the seventeen different animals.
The string around the animal cracker box was not created as a handle to carry the box, it was to hang the box on a Christmas tree as a decoration.
There are over 40 million boxes sold each year and exported to seventeen different countries.
Last, the seventeen different types of animals that can be found in a box of animal crackers; tigers, cougars, camels, rhinoceros, kangaroos, hippopotami, bison, lions, hyenas, zebras, elephants, sheep, bears, gorillas, monkeys, seals, and giraffes.