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See the cracks and hear the crunches as residents of Elephant Lands at the Oregon Zoo enjoy their annual Squishing of the Squash giant pumpkin treats. After the initial stomps and smashes are captured on video, the elephants eat all of the pieces on their own time.

“They did the mash,” the Oregon Zoo exclaims. “Thanks to giant pumpkin growers Larry Nelson and Jacob Baldridge for the gourd times.”

smashing pumpkins
smashing pumpkins
Here’s another pachyderm plus pumpkin video from 2020:


Watch more Oregon Zoo Squishing of the Squash videos on YouTube.

Previous pumpkins and elephants on TKSST:
Capybaras nibbling on a huge pumpkin
• How to grow a giant pumpkin for a giant pumpkin contest
• How Elephants Listen… With Their Feet

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