Artist carves giant pumpkin for exhibition in New York
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Giant pumpkin sculpture gets New Yorkers in the Halloween spirit

21 October 2013 Last updated at 21:12 BST

New Yorkers have been getting into the Halloween spirit as the city's Botanical gardens hosts its Haunted Pumpkin Gardens exhibition.

The focal point is a giant, intricately-carved pumpkin which organisers claim is the biggest on record.

Tom Bayly reports.