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Watch mammoth pumpkin grow from seed to super-size

Carving up the record books: Watch mammoth pumpkin grow from seed to super-size in amazing time-lapse

There have been warnings of a pumpkin shortage in the northeastern states of the U.S. after hundreds of patches were destroyed by Hurricane Irene.And it could not have come at a worst time as the much-celebrated Halloween season approaches.
But one grower in Connecticut has produced a monster gourd that may just be big enough to go round the whole region.

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Despite the summer's hostile weather, Ken Desrosiers has nurtured a new record-breaking pumpkin weighing in at 1,487.5lbs - as much as a small car.
He began growing the whopper at the end of June and recorded its transformation by setting up a camera to take photographs every 15 minutes, creating a time-lapse video.
His pumpkin was weighed at the Durham Fair last Wednesday and cam

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Added: Sep-26-2011 Occurred On: Sep-26-2011
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