“I think the most amazing fact I learned was that they have a part of the brain that we don’t have—a part that we can’t even identify. This suggests that they sense, understand, and even feel more than we do. It still blows me away to think about it.”—Gabriela Cowperthwaite, Director of Blackfish
Austrocylindropuntia Crested. Something either in the plants genes or a climatic event caused these plants to ‘crest’. Typically, crested cactus do not bloom flowers and often they can be absent of thorns or spines.