Apparently, watermelons, and not pumpkins, are carved in Japan.  Watermelon carving is part of an art called Mukimono, the creative carving of fruit and vegetables.

These are impressive, and I would like at least one.  The koalas are my favorite.

baseball watermelon carving

rose watermelon carving

phoenix watermelon carving

watermelon carving

flower watermelon carving

viking watermelon carving

Koala Watermelon Carving

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