Halloween pumpkin art: Carving the zombie apocalypse

The zombie installation was cut from some of the largest pumpkins in the land.

(Credit: Villafane Studios)

The only thing better than a zombie pumpkin is a 6-foot-tall rotting zombie pumpkin.

In a marvelous tribute to the coming zombie apocalypse, Phoenix-based master pumpkin carver Ray Villafane and his team have chopped up super-squashes at the New York Botanical Garden.

The Haunted Pumpkin Garden exhibit opened earlier this month but its main attraction, the zombie harvester, is now rotting beautifully.

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