Taipei Zoo Halloween pumpkin

The Taipei Zoo said on Saturday it will host shows that allow animals to either eat pumpkins or interact with them to celebrate Halloween.

The zoo said it will introduce the pumpkins to four newborn red pandas and three young otters, who have never seen them before.

The pumpkin show with red pandas will take place at 2 p.m. on Oct. 17, while the one with otters will be held at 3 p.m. Oct. 25, it said.

In addition, an exhibition featuring the living environments of endangered species such as otters and pangolins will run from now through Nov. 1 in an effort to raise awareness of the need for animal protection, the zoo said.

The zoo will also hold a party on Halloween Oct. 31, when it will extend its hours to 9 p.m., to invite visitors to put on different costumes to celebrate.

For details and registration, check out the zoo’s website.


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