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Video of Trump border wall construction crew destroying protected cacti in national park causes outrage


When you think of the Wild West, you're probably thinking of somewhere like Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument. The National Park, located in the Sonoran Desert, is home to an incredibly rich variety of flora and fauna. 

One of its more iconic inhabitants is the saguaro cacti. If you've ever seen a massive cactus in a movie, chances are it was one of these. Saguaros have a relatively long lifespan, often exceeding 150 years, and can grow over 40 feet tall.