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The star-nosed mole's snout has 22 fleshy tentacles that are used to identify food by touch.


A resident of North America, this star-nosed mole makes up for his poor eyesight with a hairless nose that is a "star" of 22 fleshy tentacles. The tentacles are extremely sensitive - they can even sense electricity!

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The Boni Giant Sengi (Elephant Shrew) lives in the Boni-Dodori Forest of Kenya.

starnosed mole Rare and Unusual Animals (Photo Gallery)

Rare and Unusual Animals (Photo Gallery)

he star-nosed mole is a small mole found in wet low areas of eastern Canada and the northeastern United States, with records extending along the Atlantic coast as far as extreme southeastern Georgia.


Photograph by Anders Zimny, My Shot A frilled lizard in its defense posture during a 2010 field trip to Cape York, Australia - Looks like the lizards that attacked Dennis in JURASSIC Park.

Hungry? Photo by Sergey Nikolaenko .

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Star-nose mole blows bubbles under water

he Star-nosed Mole lives in wet lowland areas and eats small invertebrates, aquatic insects, worms and mollusks. The incredibly sensitive nasal tentacles are covered with almost one hundred thousand minute touch receptors known as Eimer's organs.

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Bearded Pig from Borneo at the Henry Doorly Zoo, Nebraska

Bearded Pig from Borneo at the Henry Doorly Zoo, Nebraska. By: Joel Sartore

The Chinese Giant Salamander (Andrias davidianus) is the biggest amphibian in the world growing up to 6 ft (180 cm) long.

Chinese Giant Salamander - World's Largest Amphibian

The Giant Chinese Salamander is the largest salamander in the world. It is considered critically endangered and can only be found in rocky mountain streams/lakes in China. (Or should is say, Holy Salamander!

Lagarto diabo-espinhoso ('Moloch horridus'), mostrando a barriga cheia de espinhos.

Thorny dragon (Moloch horridus) The thorny dragon or thorny devil is an Australian lizard. The thorny devil grows up to 20 cm in) in length, and it can live for up to 20 years.


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Cool hair-do. :o) The Chinese Comet Moth caterpillar Photo credit: Igor Siwanowicz (larval Actias dubernardi )