By: Sloane Hughes
You really do learn something new everyday, for example I had no idea until about thirty minutes ago that Cadbury puts on a contest each year to decide who will be the new Easter Bunny for their famous clucking bunny commercials. I figured they had a roster of A-list actor bunnies for that, but this method of selection, called the Cadbury Bunny Tryouts, is much more adorable.
Apparently there ‘s a lot of competition to be dubbed the new Cadbury Bunny, which makes sense when you think about it, that is the highest rank any rabbit could aspire to
rise hop to. (I ‘m guessing, I don ‘t converse with many rabbits.)
This year ‘s contest garnered over 12,000 animal submissions, and after an intense few weeks of voting, America has spoken.
The 2021 Cadbury Bunny is Betty the treefrog.
You ‘re probably thinking, wait a second, that ‘s not a bunny, that ‘s a treefrog! Which is true, Betty is not, in fact, a bunny. However, she does have ears on and she can hop like a pro, so she definitely meets the requirements. Plus, what are you, the bunny police?!
She ‘s doing a great job. Nothing but the utmost respect for our new democratically elected Easter Queen.
Aside from being a perfect sweet angel baby who can do no wrong, Betty has made history as the first amphibian and first female to win the title of Cadbury Bunny, making this not just a success for her, but for all of us. We are all winners today. Betty ‘s favorite pastimes are “sleeping, late-night snacking, taking a dip in her water bowl and spending time with friends, ‘ and I would take a bullet for her. Just another fun fact.