Cow with cholla on its face

Cows in the dry Sonoran Desert often must resort to eating cactus, including the famously painful jumping cholla. Seeing cattle in Sonora with cholla balls on their face or prickly pear spines sticking out of their lips and mouth is not uncommon.

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Sky Jacobs
Cow with cholla on its face

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