Giant 2,500-pound pumpkin from New York farm breaks US record

2 of the biggest celebrations across the United States are coming soon: Thanksgiving Day y Halloween; little by little, autumn has also been painting the landscapes in copper tones among the dry leaves of the trees, the golden crops of the season and above all, because of the traditional orange pumpkins.

Precisely about the pumpkins, last weekend was held andhe Great Pumpkin Farm Fall Festival in Clarence, a suburb of Buffalo, New York, and a man named Scott Andrusz featured a pumpkin that, according to The Buffalo News, this broke the previous national record of 1,1467.7 kilos (2,528 pounds) as his weighed 1,158.5 kilos (2,554 pounds).

The previous New York state record was 2,517 pounds (1,141.7 kilos), according to a news release.

Andrusz lives on a farm in the town of Williamsville and was the one who grew this huge pumpkin that is similar in size to a compact car. At first, the man wanted to break only the state record without imagining that he would also end the national one.

The Great Pumpkin Farm Fall Festival in Clarence has been running for decades; It was in 1996 when the first pumpkin weighing more than 1,000 pounds was exhibited in 1996, entering the Guinness Book of Records.

If you want to see with your own eyes this great pumpkin that has established a brand throughout New York and the United States. You have until October 16 to visit this festival.

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