Cactus chaos

The Mexican cactus weed, Hudson Pear Cactus is starting to spread into Queensland from Northern New South Wales.

The ABC reported that the weed is growing out of control in other areas around the nation and Queensland scientists have now joined the fight to control the spread.

The weed’s long, strong spikes have been known to injure and kill native wildlife and “penetrate car tyres”.

Posted via email from 4ZZZ News

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