Desert Speaks

Saguaro: King Of The Cactus

Season 4, Episode 3 of 13

Did you know the mighty saguaro cactus came to the Sonoran Desert region after the last Ice Age, thousands of years ago? That's just one of the fascinating facts in this program, which looks at the large, straight, tall and striking cactus. The program looks at the history of the saguaro, its life cycle and how the great cactus uses - and is used by - various plants, insects and animals. Also, find out what is being done to preserve and protect the fragile Saguaro ecosystem.

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2/24/2020
7 a.m.
2/24/2020
noon
2/17/2021
7 a.m.
12/23/2021
7 a.m.
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