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Meerkats gather around a pumpkin

Meerkats gather around a pumpkin at the zoo in Hannover, Germany, Thursday, Oct. 26, 2017. Carved pumpkins were given to the animals on Wednesday. (Photo: Hauke-Christian Dittrich/dpa via AP)

It's Halloween at the zoo

Zoo animals have been getting into the festive spirit, with pumpkins for snacks, and their reactions have been caught on camera in these incredible shots. From a Komodo dragon licking its lips to a glossy black panther leaping upon its new toy, the animals’ reactions have been hilarious. Not only providing amusement for zoo visitors, the pumpkin presents also act as enrichments for the creatures. The carved pumpkins encourage the zoo residents to explore, think and work for their food in imaginative new ways. (Caters News)

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