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.
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Video produced by David Hall