Stolen Cactus Recovered Quickly
In New Zealand, thieves cut up cactus to steal them, cut off the edges of the cactus, and then what’s the plan? These Cereus are not particularly valuable, and once the edges have been shorn they’re worthless and will probably die anyway.
When police arrived they found two men cutting up a cactus plant into segments, with one shaving the spines off with a knife.
When questioned about what they were doing the man said he had; ‘felt a bit of a prick’, so was removing the spines to make the segments easier to carry….