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The Teddy Bear or Jumping cholla, Optunia Bigelovii, is notorious for seemingly being ab le to jump off and landing on an unsuspecting passerby. Actually each of the spines have microscopic barbs whihc attach easily to skin or clothing. These are found in the "Cholla Cactus Garden" in Joshua Tree Natl. Monument.
- © Jay Mather
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- Contained in galleries
- California Desert Protection Act_1994