A black cat sits in a patch of pumpkins in Parker, S.D., on Oct. 20, 2010.
Annie Boswell tries to decide on a pumpkin to take home on Sunday Oct. 17, 2010, at the Trinity United Methodist Church Pumpkin Patch in Prattville, Ala.
A young deer licks its lips Monday, Oct. 18, 2010, while eyeing a pile of pumpkins at the Missoula Alliance Church's annual fundraising pumpkin patch in Missoula, Mont.
Elephants at the Audubon Zoo play with pumpkin treats given to them by zoo keepers in celebration of upcoming Halloween in New Orleans, Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2010.
Dr. Thomas Gillespie, left, joins fellow surgeons at St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center in the First Annual St. Joseph's Doc-O-Lantern Pumpkin Carving Contest on Wednesday, Oct. 27, 2010. The event is to remind everyone of important pumpkin carving safety tips.
Dr. Edward Donahue, left, joins fellow surgeons at St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center in the First Annual St. Joseph's Doc-O-Lantern Pumpkin Carving Contest on Wednesday, Oct. 27, 2010.
Rosie, one of the many animals that wander through the grounds of Prairie Home Farm, navigates through the vines of a pumpkin patch Thursday, Oct. 21, 2010, in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho.
Eric Stiverson, 14, practices his golf swing next to the family pumpkin stand on Oct. 14, 2010, at his home in Bethalto, Ill.
A black bear eats a pumpkin treat at the Oklahoma City Zoo in Oklahoma City, Friday, Oct. 15, 2010.
A gorilla eats a pumpkin treat at the Oklahoma City Zoo in Oklahoma City, Friday, Oct. 15, 2010.
Anthony Silveira helps his 7-year-old daughter Kaitlyn carve her pumpkin for the Sagewood Elementary pumpkin day on Wednesday, Oct. 27, 2010, in Casper, Wyo. Every year, second graders take part of the afternoon to weigh, measure and estimate seeds from students' pumpkins.
Maneau Kelsall, 8, throws a pumpkin from a bin to her dad, Wade Kelsall, at Mother Nature's Farm Thursday, Oct. 21, 2010, in Gilbert, Ariz. Kelsall, who owns and operates the farm, replenishes the pumpkins daily through the first two weeks of November.
Peering over the edge of a box of small pumpkins, Isabelle Foulger, 1, tries picking out the best gourd to take home at the Cody Christian & Missionary Alliance Church, Oct. 23, 2010.
Jacob Charais, 6, and his little sister Sami-Lou, 4, sit in front of their pumpkin stand at their home in Lewiston, Idaho, on Friday, Oct. 22, 2010. The Idaho State Tax Commission wants them to close their pumpkin stand at their family home.
Jaxon Folks tries to decide on which pumpkin he likes best while visiting Schaakes Pumpkin Patch near Lawrence, Kan., Monday, Oct. 25, 2010.
Pumpkins on display at Ackerman Farms in Morton, Ill., include two kinds of knucklehead pumpkins, right, and from left, a standard jack-o'-lantern, and a jarrahdale and white pumpkin.
A forklift moves the largest pumpkin in the world, weighing 1,810.5 pounds, into place for display at the New York Botanical Garden in New York, Thursday, Oct. 21, 2010. The pumpkin, which was grown by Chris Stevens of New Richmond, Wis., will be on display through Oct. 31, 2010.
Karen Moynihan carves a pumpkin as her dog, Fawn, enjoys the sunshine, Tuesday, Oct. 26, 2010, in Berlin, Vt. Moynihan is preparing for the 33rd Annual Ellie's Farm Great Green Mountain Pumpkin Show, where more than 1,000 pumpkins will be on display, drawing visitors from all over New England.
Karen Moynihan carves a pumpkin in the sunshine, Tuesday, Oct. 26, 2010, in Berlin, Vt. Moynihan is preparing for the 33rd Annual Ellie's Farm Great Green Mountain Pumpkin Show.
First lady Michelle Obama holds a pumpkin as she participates in the White House Kitchen Garden Fall Harvest on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2010.
Rick Griffith finishes a pumpkin display in which the lights are synchronized to music on Wednesday, Oct. 27, 2010, at the Pumpkin House in Kenova, W.Va.
Sherri Phelps, manager of Valley View Trees Pumpkin Patch, arranges pumpkins Monday, Oct. 18, 2010, in Chandler, Ariz.
A squirrel sneaks a taste of pumpkin, at the Coronado Community United Methodist Church's pumpkin patch in New Smyrna Beach, Fla., Thursday, Oct. 14, 2010.
Tyler Czerwinski, 11 months, sits atop a bunch of pumpkins at Milburn Orchards in Elkton, Md., Sunday, Oct. 17, 2010.