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nopal

(no-pal') plural.nopales [Sp. fm. Nahuatl] Prickly pear cactus.
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You'll need about 1 pound nopales (tender young prickly pear cactus pads).
1 pound fresh diced cactus pads (nopales; if whole, prepare as directed in spinach salad) or 1-1/2 cups drained cannaed diced cactus (nopalitos)
Instead, the inside of its mouth is hard and bony, allowing the tortoise to eat cactus pads - spines and all - without a problem.
Look at that: They're eating cactus pads, just as the wood rat did!
Cactus pads, flowers, and fruit total 75 percent of the Chacoan peccary's diet year-round, says the Wildlife Conservation Society's Taber.
When cooked, the cactus pads taste like a tart green bean, asparagus or green pepper, and contain calcium and vitamins B and C.
After hatching, first instars were individually transferred to discrete containers with either Opuntia cladodes (cactus pads), or cladodes and fruit.
Dried manzanita, wispy white dried cactus pads, pomegranates, and potted aeonium further dress up the mantel.
If you find a hillside with shredded cactus pads lying around several prickly pear plants or plants with large bites missing from them, you can bet that javelina are in the area.
Female moths deposit eggsticks (stacks of 50-90 eggs) on the surfaces of cladodes (cactus pads), where they are vulnerable to natural enemies.