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!
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.
Bearded Pig from Borneo at the Henry Doorly Zoo, Nebraska
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!