Ndume Liked Fancy Pumpkins (2018)

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Last Fall volunteer Eric made a series of decorated pumpkins for Ndume. Ndume liked it so much that Eric brought a new pumpkin for him almost every time he visited (twice a week) — for the following 6 months (until Ndume left for the Cincinnati Zoo).  Stay tuned for Blog updates showing more of Ndume and his decorated pumpkins, as well as Michael and Koko showing us how to really enjoy Halloween.

The following poster board shows samples of some of the extraordinary pumpkins Eric designed for Ndume last year. We’ll miss doing it for him this year.  All gorillas should have an opportunity to celebrate holidays with their caregivers and enrich their relationships: