Easter is April 12th this year, but have you ever wondered why it falls on a different day every year? Or why is there an Easter 'Bunny' and not an Easter Chicken? Well, here is a list of 5 Fun Facts about Easter that you might not know:

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  1.  Easter always falls on a Sunday between March 22nd and April 25th and is designated on the 1st Sunday following the 1st Full Moon after the Spring Equinox which is usually March 21st.
  2. The Easter 'Bunny' started as the pet of the Greek Goddess of new beginnings named Eos or Eostre, which over time became Easter. The bunny was an ancient symbol of fertility while the eggs symbolized new life.
  3. When eating chocolate Easter bunnies, 76% of people bite off the ears first!
  4. The largest chocolate Easter egg was created in Italy in 2011 standing over 30ft tall and weighing over 15,000 lbs and still holds the Guinness World Record.
  5. Every year over 16,000,000,000 (that's 16 BILLION) jelly beans are manufactured and distributed worldwide!

How big was the biggest Chocolate Easter egg or bunny you've ever eaten?

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