Watch These Cleveland Elephants Go Wild Over a 1,300-Pound Pumpkin


  • Photo via the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo
The Cleveland Metroparks Zoo can always be counted on to get their animals into the fall season spirit. As in year's past, the zoo dropped some pumpkins into the elephant habitat, and then, thankfully took some video of what ensued.

Below you can catch a glimpse of Cleveland elephants getting their pumpkin-tasting on with 1,300-pound gourd in their midst. 
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