January 16, 2012
The Saguaro Cactus and its Greedy Guests
At the quarter-mark of its lifespan the saguaro cactus will flower for the first time. That’s 50 years if you were wondering, giving these giants of the southwest stories lasting centuries rather than decades. Kuriositas takes a moment to reflect on the saguaro’s place in the desert biome, and—more immediately—its many feathered house guests. — MN

The Saguaro Cactus and its Greedy Guests

At the quarter-mark of its lifespan the saguaro cactus will flower for the first time. That’s 50 years if you were wondering, giving these giants of the southwest stories lasting centuries rather than decades. Kuriositas takes a moment to reflect on the saguaro’s place in the desert biome, and—more immediately—its many feathered house guests. — MN

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