Watch These Elephants Joyfully Crush Halloween Pumpkins

Posted on Oct 31 2016 - 6:35pm by

To celebrate Halloween, elephants at zoos all over the world were given pumpkins to smash, and it is surprisingly satisfying to watch.

Maryland Zoo

Here an 8,000-pound elephant at the Maryland Zoo is seen smashing and then devouring a very large pumpkin.

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The Maryland Zoo said the pumpkins are a special treat for the elephants and that “this is the only time of year when there’s a real pumpkin feast!”

A herd of elephants were seen charging a stack of pumpkins at the ZSL Whipsnade Zoo in Bedfordshire, England.

Elephants at the Oregon Zoo were grown enormous pumpkins, weighing more than 1,000 pounds.

Elephants at the Oregon Zoo were grown enormous pumpkins, weighing more than 1,000 pounds.

Oregon Zoo

In this photo of the giant pumpkins, Riley the dog is seen guarding them.

The pumpkins were even bigger than this young elephant’s head.

The pumpkins were even bigger than this young elephant's head.

Kathleen C Street

The giant pumpkins were delivered on Friday to the Oregon elephant family.

The giant pumpkins were delivered on Friday to the Oregon elephant family.

Kathleen C Street / Via Facebook: oregonzoo

And it’s safe to say they enjoyed smashing and munching on their Halloween treats.

And it's safe to say they enjoyed smashing and munching on their Halloween treats.

Kathleen C Street

Samudra, one of the young elephants, was so happy he literally rolled around on top of a smashed pumpkin.

 

Watch the elephants pulverizing the more-than-1,000-pound pumpkins at the Oregon Zoo:

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