Prickly Pear Spines

Adventure Location:  Del Rio, Texas
Adventure Date: 7-5-2020
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Now why would all these folks be clustered in the shade under the bridge that goes over Lake Amistad?

Now that that important question has been answered we have another one.

Are  the spines randomly spaced around on a prickly pear pad?

From the appearances seen on this and most pads, they are on a pad in rows.  The OFM noticed this a few days ago and has been checking out the prickly pear cactus around the area. The cacti seem to try to have the spines in orderly rows but Mother Nature keeps getting in the way.  But no matter there will be spines.

And that is what the OFM found to do on this HOT day for trying to have tooooo much fun.

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