Scenic Queen Creek: Soulful cholla

Special to the Independent/Ranger Nikki Bunnell, San Tan Mountain Regional Park


Interpretive Ranger Nikki Bunnell says she sees faces in inanimate objects.

When she came across this soulful-looking cholla cactus carcass along a trail at San Tan Mountain Regional Park in Queen Creek, where she works, she had to photograph it, she said by phone.

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