Jumbo also known as Jumbo the Elephant and Jumbo the Circus Elephant, was a 19th-century male African bush elephant born in Sudan. Jumbo was exported to Jardin des Plantes, a zoo in Paris, and then transferred in 1865 to London Zoo in England. Despite public protest, Jumbo was sold to P. T. Barnum, who took him to the United States for exhibition in March 1882.

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The could dress up with your beau for some trick or treating, or you could just snuggle up with a fall cocktail and a spooky Halloween flick. Pardon us while we go with what’s behind door number two. We can’t, err, mask our excitement for the holiday that demands its revelers partake in as many activities that scare them to the bone as they can, like reading chilling short stories, or spending two hours with blood thirsty vampires.

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