April 21, 2015

N is for Needles

N is for Needles... Cactus Needles.

The Sonoran Desert is full of different kinds of cacti and each has their own unique type of cactus needle.

You definitely don't want to touch the Teddy Bear or Jumping Cholla cactus. They will stick to you if you do. If you find yourself trying to get a piece of cactus off of yourself, another person or even an animal, you will want to avoid touching the cactus as it will leave just as many cactus needles (stickers) on you as there are on the person or animal it is currently stuck to. 

Some cactus needles are as thin as a strand of hair. They are so thin that you can barely even see them. But even though you may not be able to see them, you will most definitely feel them.

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