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8th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Cotton Candy This is a closeup image of a Whipple's fishhook cactus (Sclerocactus whipplei var. roseus). The cactus is also known as Whipple's cholla or simply fishhook cactus. It reminded me of ca

Cotton Candy This is a closeup image of a Whipple's fishhook cactus (Sclerocactus whipplei var. roseus). The cactus is also known as Whipple's cholla or simply fishhook cactus. It reminded me of candy with crystals of sugar inside.

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Date Taken: 05.2010
Date Uploaded: 11.2010
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Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark II
Copyright: © Jan Forseth