• Pipe Spring National Monument

    Pipe Spring

    National Monument Arizona

Whipple’s Cholla

Whipple's Cholla
Whipple's Cholla
 
Whipple’s Cholla is a large branching shrub like cactus that is typically 2 to 4 feet in height. The flowers are yellow and bloom in the spring to early summer. Be very careful around this plant. The spines are very sharp.
 

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Longhorn steer at Pipe Spring National Monument

Texas Longhorns have their own built-in heating and cooling system. Their huge horns are filled with blood vessels that dilate or constrict, depending on whether the cattle need to be warm or cool. More...