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Zoo animals have a smashing (pumpkins) good time!

Oct. 25, 2011 at 5:36 PM ET

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Asha, an Asian elephant at the Oklahoma City Zoo, eats a pumpkin on Oct. 20. At rear is her daughter, 6-month-old Malee.
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African lions Isis, right, and Zenda eye a rope of pumpkins in their enclosure at Brookfield Zoo in Brookfield, Ill.
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Newt, a Rodriguez fruit bat, is given a pumpkin at the Brookfield Zoo.
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Curious meerkats swarm around a pumpkin as part of an enrichment program at the Brookfield Zoo.
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A kangaroo checks out a pumpkin at the Brookfield Zoo.

Zoos around the U.S. are getting into the Halloween spirit by letting animals eat and play with pumpkins.

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