Elephants at Cleveland Metroparks Zoo devour 1,500-pound pumpkin
CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) - The Cleveland Metroparks Zoo is celebrating the start of its annual Trick-or-Treat Fest by spoiling their elephants with a Halloween treat.
Officials gave the zoo’s African elephant population a pumpkin estimated to weigh around 1,500 pounds to play with and eat in front of visitors.
Male African elephants can grow up to 12,000 pounds.
The Halloween-themed event held at the zoo each year includes costumed characters and nearly two dozen trick-or-treat stations.
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