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California grower creates monster pumpkins for Halloween

Pumpkins hugely popular for Halloween.
Pumpkins hugely popular for Halloween. Image by liz west / CC BY 2.0

A California pumpkin farmer has developed a Frankenstein’s-monster-shaped pumpkin to cash in on the popularity of Halloween in the US. Tony Dighera runs an organic farm north of Los Angeles where he uses plastic molds to force the pumpkins to grow in the shape of the famous scary creature: Read more: nytimes.com