The Top 5 Cutest Photos of Zoo Animals Celebrating Halloween

Posted By : The Animal Facts Editorial Team

Date: November 1, 2020 8:34 pm

As humans went out to trick or treat the animals at the world’s zoos were being given treats of their own. Here we take a look at the cutest images of animals enjoying the spooky season.

The treats may be cute for us but serve as important enrichment for the animals giving them new sights, sounds and smells to explore to keep their brain active.

Scroll Down for our list of the cutest halloween celebrations from the world’s zoos this year.

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Elsa the Koala joey sits in a pumpkin at the Australian Reptile Park

Photo Credit: The Australian Reptile Park

  1. Zoo Miami Animals Explore Tricks and Treats for Halloween
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Zoo Miami halloween

Photo Credit: Zoo Miami/Ron Magill

The animals at Zoo Miami in Florida USA were treated to some carved pumpkins which contained their favorite treats.

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2 Oregon Zoo Elephants Smash Some Squashes for Halloween

Oregon Zoo Elephants Smash Some Squashes for Halloween
Oregon Zoo Elephants Smash Some Squashes for Halloween

While most animal’s were exploring carved pumpkins the animals at Oregon Zoo had a different take on what to do with pumpkins. They took part in their 21st annual squishing of the squash.

The elephants got to destroy one 800-pound (362.8kg) pumpkin and another 600-pound (272kg) pumpkin grown by Pacific Giant Vegetable Growers Club members Larry Nelson and Jim Paino.

3 Taronga Zoo Shows Us What’s Really Scary this Halloween

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taronga zoo halloween

Photo Credit: Taronga Zoo Sydney

Taronga Zoo Sydney had our most unique take on the carved pumpkins this halloween. They carved their pumpkins with the threats which most affect a range of animals to bring awareness to what is really scary for threatened species.

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4 Australian Reptile Park Share Super Cute Halloween Video

Video Credit: The Australian Reptile Park

The Australian Reptile Park took a different approach with their halloween video. Their video is much cuter than it is scary even with an appearance by some real life devils.

5 Twycross Zoo Animals Celebrate National Pumpkin Day

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Photo Credit: Twycross Zoo

The animals at Twycross Zoo were treated to a range of pumpkins to celebrate national pumpkin day with the entire meerkat mob getting in on the action.

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