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Super Bowl

It's a Zoo Out There: Super Bowl Animal Antics in One Video Mashup

Our 30-Second Retrospective Includes Big Game Creatures Great and Small

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Cheetahs and horses and bears, oh my! Spots featuring fuzzy, scaly and winged creatures are a time-honored tradition in the Super Bowl.

Over the years, spots have starred, at a minimum, frogs, lizards, polar bears, pups, mosquitoes, zebras and, of course, the famed Budweiser Clydesdales. There were screaming squirrels and a mildly disturbing Mountain Dew commercial showing a man reaching down the throat of a cheetah.

Here's a smattering of the Super Bowl's (mainly) four-legged stars over the last 50 years in a video compilation.

Click here for Ad Age's complete coverage of Super Bowl 50, the ever-growing Super Bowl ad chart, and our countdown of the best big-game ads of the past 50 years.

Video produced by David Hall

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