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Pumpkins representing President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama are on display at Madame Tussauds in Manhattan. (Oct. 22, 2013)

Carved pumpkins around the world

Some of our favorite carved pumpkins from around the world.

A carved pumpkin created by Piquant chef
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A carved pumpkin created by Piquant chef Ricardo Castro in Tampa, Fla. (Oct. 30, 2013)

Jana Vandelaar uses an oversize toothbrush on a
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Jana Vandelaar uses an oversize toothbrush on a jack-o-lantern she sculpted underwater at the Underwater Pumpkin Carving Contest in the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary off Key Largo, Fla. Vandelaar, who won top honors, was one of 30 contestants who competed in the event organized by the Amoray Dive Resort. (Oct. 19, 2013)

Two divers sculpt jack-o-lanterns during the Underwater Pumpkin
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Two divers sculpt jack-o-lanterns during the Underwater Pumpkin Carving contest in the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary off Key Largo, Fla. (Oct. 19, 2013)

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Pumpkins at
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Pumpkins at "Hub Network's First Annual Halloween Bash" at the Barker Hanger in Santa Monica, Calif. (Oct. 20, 2013)

A pumpkin at
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A pumpkin at "Hub Network's First Annual Halloween Bash" at the Barker Hanger in Santa Monica, Calif. (Oct. 20, 2013)

Hugh McCahon carves a pumpkin in the likeness
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Hugh McCahon carves a pumpkin in the likeness of singer Lady Gaga in front of her wax figure at Madame Tussauds in Manhattan. (Oct. 22, 2013)

A pumpkin carved in the likeness of Albert
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A pumpkin carved in the likeness of Albert Einstein sits at Madame Tussauds in Manhattan. (Oct. 22, 2013)

Pumpkins representing President Barack Obama and first lady
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Pumpkins representing President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama are on display at Madame Tussauds in Manhattan. (Oct. 22, 2013)

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Karis, an 8-week-old lion cub, growls at a
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Karis, an 8-week-old lion cub, growls at a pumpkin as she explores a Halloween treat put in her enclosure by staff at Blair Drummond Safari park near Stirling, Scotland. (Oct. 29, 2013)

A baboon feeds on a pumpkin at the
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A baboon feeds on a pumpkin at the Hagenbeck Zoo in Hamburg, northern Germany. (Oct. 29, 2013)

Chimpanzee Toto plays with a pumpkin in an
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Chimpanzee Toto plays with a pumpkin in an enclosure at the Hanover zoo in northern Germany. (Oct. 16, 2013)

An otter and his pumpkin, at Schoenbrunn Zoo
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An otter and his pumpkin, at Schoenbrunn Zoo in Vienna, Austria.

Meerkats play with a carved pumpkin ahead of
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Meerkats play with a carved pumpkin ahead of Halloween at Schoenbrunn Zoo in Vienna, Austria.

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An ambivalent seven-month-old Jude Whittington gnaws away at
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An ambivalent seven-month-old Jude Whittington gnaws away at his pumpkin pants while his parents, Colin and Katie Whittington, try to coax a smile for a festive fall photo in Memphis, Tenn. (Oct. 23, 2013)

Pumpkin carver Chris Vierra works on sculpting a
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Pumpkin carver Chris Vierra works on sculpting a piece of a pumpkin at Grand Central Terminal. (Oct. 18, 2013)

Pumpkin carver Chris Vierra works on sculpting a
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Pumpkin carver Chris Vierra works on sculpting a piece of a pumpkin at Grand Central Terminal in Manhattan. (Oct. 18, 2013)

A tiger sniffs a carved pumpkin ahead of
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A tiger sniffs a carved pumpkin ahead of Halloween at Schoenbrunn Zoo in Vienna, Austria.

An elephant eating a pumpkin ahead of Halloween
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An elephant eating a pumpkin ahead of Halloween at Schoenbrunn Zoo in Vienna, Austria.

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A coati licks a pumpkin ahead of Halloween
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A coati licks a pumpkin ahead of Halloween at Schoenbrunn Zoo in Vienna, Austria.

Thomas Olton, art director of Rise of the
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Thomas Olton, art director of Rise of the Jack O'Lanterns, a new Halloween spectacle with 5,000 hand-carved pumpkins, carves a pumpkin at Old Westbury Gardens. (Sept. 26, 2013)

A carved pumpkin grins as a light snow
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A carved pumpkin grins as a light snow falls on its head in Brainerd, Minn. (Oct. 29, 2013)

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