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10 Things Not to Do With a Cactus (Videos)

Cacti are hard to resist, we get it. So fluffy, smooth, almost cuddly. How could you not want to embrace a giant saguaro or roll around in jumping cholla?

Here are 10 people who clearly didn't get the memo that cacti are dangerous buggers and got injured. "Injured Bad."


10. Pro tip:  Just. Don't. Do. This.


9. These pricks
(apologies, the pun had to be made....)


8. He crashed his ATV into a cactus, you won't believe what happened next!!
(Spoiler alert: you will)


7. Apparently she walked into a cactus?
(warning, don't watch if squeamish)


6. Have you nothing better to do with your free time, sir? Seriously?!


5. We'd love to see the ER doctor's face when this guy explains what happened.


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