New spooky exhibit now on display at the Bronx Zoo

The exhibit contains 5,000 glowing jack-o'-lanterns across a half-mile trail, featuring carvings of nocturnal animals.

Heather Fordham and Adolfo Carrion

Sep 29, 2023, 2:18 AM

Updated 198 days ago

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A spooky nighttime experience from the creators of Boo At The Zoo is now at the Bronx Zoo – Pumpkin Nights.  
The exhibit contains 5,000 glowing jack-o'-lanterns across a half-mile trail, featuring carvings of nocturnal animals and more.
"There are some displays also where it shows animals that are active in the day, or what they do to prepare at nighttime,” said Jim Breheny, director of the Bronx Zoo. "It's a little more spooky, it's a little more interactive.” 
Visitors can watch live pumpkin and squash carving by professional carvers, and the family-friendly night runs every Thursday through Sunday through Oct. 29. 
Tickets are available online at bronxzoo.com. Tickets are $34.95 for adults, $24.95 for kids, and children under 2 can come for free! 


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