Why are cactuses prickly?

Answer Cactuses are prickly so the animals stay of the and so the animals can't drink the water out of them!!!

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Where do prickly pear cactuses grow in Georgia?

I have seen it growing in Palmetto, GA and Marietta, GA

How do cactuses grow?

Cactuses grow by storing water inside them. They barely need water, so it would be even easier.

Can beetles eat cactuses?

Yes, beetles can eat cactuses. For example, a cactus pest is the vine weevil. In its white larval stage, the weevil eats cactus roots and burrows into cactus stems. The two pronged attack causes th... Read More »

How do cactuses survive in the desert?

they survive because the have long roots that go down in search of water, they don't get hot because they don't have big leaves, also their insides are full of water storage! Cactuses have very lo... Read More »