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    We Need To Talk About Prickly Pears And How They Look Like Cactus Pimples

    Let's address the elephant in the desert.

    Hello, fellow humans.

    We all know prickly pears, mostly from this scene in The Jungle Book:

    Disney / Via Giphy

    Their beautiful pink interior adds pizzazz to anything they're in:

    Like popsicles:

    And there's no doubt that they're gorgeous when they blossom:

    BUT LOOK

    THESE:

    THEY LOOK LIKE CACTUS PIMPLES:

    Noble and majestic desert pimples:

    SOMEBODY SHOW ME A DIFFERENCE!!!!!

    Pixabay/ Nickelodeon

    YOU CAN'T FIND ONE:

    Pixabay/Nickelodeon
    kotaku.com / Via Giphy

    It's okay prickly pears, we still love you.

    simpsonsworld.com / Via Giphy

    And we're all suckers for pink food and drinks:

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    1.  
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      Yes! What the HECK?!
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      Not exactly, but they do look pretty alien-like.
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      Why am I reading this?