You know it’s autumn in Portland, OR when the …

You know it’s autumn in Portland, OR when the pumpkins are plentiful and the beloved elephants at the Oregon Zoo step out to squish the squash, one of the zoo’s favorite annual traditions. After all the pumpkins have been pulverized the pachyderms get to feast on the tasty fruit:

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But the elephants aren’t the only zoo residents who get to enjoy pouncing on, pawing at, and partaking in tasty pumpkin flesh:

[via Laughing Squid and The Oregon Zoo]