Phoenix Zoo: Spectacular Spines

Cacti are able to store a lot of water!

Many desert animals eat cacti in order to get the water they need when the desert is very dry. Cacti have spines to help protect them from thirsty animals. You can use different craft materials to make your very own paper cactus art!

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Biology, Botany
Early Childhood, K-6
Preschool, Kindergarten, 1st Grade, 2nd Grade

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