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World’s Largest Pumpkin Carved Into an Awesome Creepy Sculpture – Exclusive Photos!

Posted By Jessica Dailey On October 30, 2011 @ 2:10 pm In Art,carousel showcase,Features,New York City | No Comments

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Think you make a mean jack-o-lantern [1]? You’ve got nothing on professional carver Ray Villafane [2] who transforms pumpkins of all shapes and sizes into intricate masterpieces. This weekend, Villafane took on the world’s largest pumpkin [3], a behemoth clocking in at 1818.5 pounds, at the New York Botanical Garden. We were on the scene [4]as the carving master sliced and diced the pumpkin, creating a spine-tingling sculpture of zombies and demons draped in “guts” as they break out of the giant squash. Hit the jump to see our exclusive photos!

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[1] jack-o-lantern: http://www.history.com/topics/jack-olantern-history

[2] Ray Villafane: http://villafanestudios.com/

[3] world’s largest pumpkin: http://inhabitat.com/nyc/worlds-largest-pumpkin-to-be-carved-at-the-new-york-botanical-garden/

[4] on the scene : http://inhabitat.com/nyc/photos-ray-villafane-carves-the-worlds-largest-pumpkin-into-an-intricate-spine-tinglingly-sculpture/

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