Ocotillo and Hedgehog


The dead make way for the living: a spiny hedgehog cactus pushes its way into the sunlight through the decaying branches of a fallen ocotillo.

Date: December 30, 2006
Time: 3:11 p.m. PST
Location: Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, California
Camera: Kodak Z650 Zoom Digital
ISO setting: 80
Focal length: 16 mm
Aperture: f/3.2
Exposure time: 1/60 second

Revised: January 4, 2007
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