The brand must closely associated with animal bracelets is Silly Bands, AKA sillybandz or silly bandz. The brand is the creation of of "Brainchild Products LLC" out of Toledo Ohio.
The folks at brainchild say that the success is beyond their imagination and they are having trouble keeping up with demand at the mall kiosks across the country where they have set up sillybandz retail outlets. According to the folks at Brainchild, demand is particularly brisk in Birmingham in particular, but is rapidly spreading across the entire country.
Moms, dads, teachers, and even college students are now turning to the internet in droves to find the little animal shaped bracelets. And, as it's well equipped to do, the e-commerce engine of the net has stepped in to help satisfy the incredible demand for the colorful litte animal bracelets. Numerous e-Stores from ebay to Amazon have popped up to compete for the demand. Whether you call them animal bracelets, rubber bracelets, rubber band bracelets, silicone bracelets, silly bands, silly bandz, or sillybandz, one thing is clear, they are making a huge impact on young and old across the country. Time will tell whether the demand, like the band, is elastic :-)