Mrs. Kongo and Missy (Kongo’s monkey sweetheart) are flying to Newark to catch a cruise to Bermuda. Normally this monkey family travels together but this time it just worked out that they’re going in different directions. Missy promises some guest blogs from her cruise.
The Saguaro is an amazing plant. They can grow to more than 60 feet in height and live for an extremely long time. For example, it takes up to 75 years before the cactus can sprout a limb. Plants that have yet to grow limbs are known as “spears.” The fruit of the cactus is prized by locals and several species of birds nest in the cactus plants, carving out holes and cavities to live in. The Saguaro flower is the state flower of Arizona and it is unlawful to harm one of these plants in any way. Moving or destroying a Saguaro for construction or road building requires special permits.
Kongo plans to arrive in Santa Fe tomorrow afternoon for his orientation session.
Travel safe. Have fun.