Fun Facts

         The largest carrot by weight ever recorded was 18.985 pounds.  It was grown by John Evans of Alaska in 1998.

         The longest carrot ever recorded was 19 feet 1.96 inches.  The carrot was grown by Joe Atherton of the United Kingdom in 2007.

         The healthiest carrot is the Juwarot variety with almost twice the carotene content of a normal carrot.

         The person with the largest collection of carrot memorabilia resides in Romania.

         Carrots can be used to make Curran a material stronger that carbon fiber.

         Carrots were originally utilized for medicine not for food.

         Everyone’s two favorite bunnies, the Easter Bunny and Bugs Bunny, love to eat carrots.

Nancy Regan with a pair of Easter Bunnies from http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Nancy_Reagan_WH_Easter_Egg_Roll_1981_wave.jpg

For more trivia as well as everything else you would like to know about carrots visit
http://www.carrotmuseum.com

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