SYRACUSE, N.Y. — Now that Halloween is over, animals at the Syracuse zoo get to stomp on the pumpkins and eat them.

Rosamond Gifford Zoo is giving pumpkins to its animals on Saturday.

A highlight will be a 1,100-pound pumpkin that is to be smashed and shared by the zoo’s Asian elephants.

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