Germany’s largest pumpkin weighs in at 604 kilos

The end may be nigh when it comes to global finance, but at least nature isn’t shrinking like your mutual funds are - Germany’s largest pumpkin weighed in at a whopping 604 kilogrammes (1,332 pounds) at a competition over the weekend.

Germany's largest pumpkin weighs in at 604 kilos
A big machine moves big ass pumpkins around on Sunday. Photo: DPA

A grower from the German state of Baden-Württemberg entered the massive squash into the annual pumpkin competition in Ludwigsburg on Sunday, winning for both weight and height. Last year’s winner was just 410.2 kilogrammes.

Another pumpkin won the 2008 record for length, at 2.51 metres, a bit shorter than last year’s winner of 2.85 metres.