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You’ve probably tasted beaver ass.

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Jelly beans are so shiny because they’re coated with shellac, which is made from insect poop.

Jelly beans are so shiny because they're coated with shellac, which is made from insect poop.

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Perfume musk came from a sack in front of a deer’s dick.

Perfume musk came from a sack in front of a deer's dick.

Used as a base for most perfumes, musk was originally found in a small sack in front of the musk deer’s penis. Nowadays they mostly use synthetic stuff.

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Natural flavouring substitutes came from a gland right next to a beaver’s anus.

Natural flavouring substitutes came from a gland right next to a beaver's anus.

Castoreum is a brown sludge secreted from a beaver’s castor gland, right near it’s asshole. The sludge was commonly used, and FDA approved, as a vanilla, raspberry, and strawberry flavouring substitute.

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