Wacky Weekend: Pumpkin Party

Halloween's not just about candy. Some zoos hand out pumpkins to challenge their animals' minds and encourage natural behavior. Take a peek at the photo gallery below of animals going wild!

A lion mom and her cubs inspect a carved pumpkin with pieces of meat hidden inside at Germany's Hanover Zoo.
Photograph by JOCHEN LUEBKE, AFP, Getty Images
Wild ring-tailed lemurs eat a lot of fruit in Madagascar, where they live. But pumpkins are on the menu here at the Tierpark Hagenbeck zoo in Hamburg, Germany!
Wild ring-tailed lemurs eat a lot of fruit in Madagascar, where they live. But pumpkins are on the menu here at the Tierpark Hagenbeck zoo in Hamburg, Germany!
Photograph by ANGELIKA WARMUTH