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Thumb of 2015-11-23/Ursula/54a0d6@Ursula submitted this image in the Specific Plants: Cacti and Succulents category of the The 2015 All Things Plants Photo Contest.

Ursula added a caption:Water Buffalo in Opuntia at Amakhala, SA
Name: Dirt
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dirtdorphins
Dec 7, 2015 9:58 PM CST
Love this one Ursula!
I just had to go back and gaze at the water buffalo several times Smiling
Name: Greg Colucci
Seattle WA (Zone 8b)
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gg5
Dec 8, 2015 12:10 AM CST
I kept thinking poor cow wandered into the wrong field! Hilarious!
Plants bring me peace and calm, more of what we all need Smiling
Name: Bev
Salem OR (Zone 8a)
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webesemps
Dec 8, 2015 1:14 AM CST
This was one of my favorites in that it had interesting animal and interesting colored plants together!
Name: Ursula
Fair Lawn NJ, zone 6b
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Ursula
Dec 8, 2015 7:55 AM CST
Thanks so much! Smiling
People in that region of South Africa plant the Opuntia to eat themselves, but there actually was a bunch of Water Buffalo plundering them. They are supposedly not easily chased away. Smiling
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Name: Bev
Salem OR (Zone 8a)
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webesemps
Dec 8, 2015 11:59 AM CST
Thanks Ursula for the extra info to put your photo in life perspective...
Name: Greg Colucci
Seattle WA (Zone 8b)
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gg5
Dec 8, 2015 2:06 PM CST
Yes that is cool, now I want to see if opuntia are native there or introduced Thumbs up
Plants bring me peace and calm, more of what we all need Smiling
Name: Ursula
Fair Lawn NJ, zone 6b
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Ursula
Dec 8, 2015 6:03 PM CST
Greg, they are introduced!

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