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10 things you need to know about jumping cholla

Posted: 11:32 AM, May 24, 2016
Updated: 2018-04-24 18:51:16Z
SCARY! 10 things about the 'flying' cactus
SCARY! 10 things about the 'flying' cactus
SCARY! 10 things about the 'flying' cactus

What's more terrifying than a cactus with a mind of its own? Kidding.

The teddy bear cactus, more commonly known as the jumping cholla, received that nickname because if you get too close...a segment will break off and fly at your body. Yes, a flying cactus

Watch the video above to see the jumping cholla in action!

Don't become a victim! Keep friends, children and pets at least 3 feet away from this plant monster at all times.

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