Solace Road Trip - BLOG Old

Saguaro National Park - AZ

2nd of May, 2011

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 Curved billed thrasher atop a blooming saguaro.

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 During the short blooming season sevral species of birds visit the saguaro.

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 A near ancient looking patina forms on the aging cacti as they fade towards old age.

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 Broken limbs scar, heal and regrow in amazing circus like shapes towering 40 ft. overhead.

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 The woody and fibrous structure of dead saguaro remain for years after they die. 

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Some of the large specimens have upwards of 7 separate column like structures.