Author: Barbara Bash
Publisher: Sierra Club Books/Little, Brown
Narrated by: Philip Bosco
Description: THE WORLD OF THE SAGUARO CACTUS is a story that takes viewers to the beautiful landscape of Arizona's Sonoran Desert to discover the mysteries of the majestic saguaro cactus. The life and seasons of the desert are explored with an introduction to a variety of the desert's inhabitants including bobcats, Gila monsters, and a javelina pig. Viewers will also meet a real life "snake man" who gives them a close-up look at the amazing rattlesnake.
Activity Suggestion: Discuss how trees, including the saguaro, help the environment (by releasing oxygen, providing shade, providing living space for animals and insects, etc.)
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