|Nothing worse for this mole than getting a snotty cold!|
The star-nosed mole's snout has 22 fleshy tentacles that are used to identify food by touch. The condylura cristata has eleven pairs of pink fleshy appendages ringing their snout which are used as a touch organ. Thenose has more than 25,000 minute sensory receptors, known as Eimer’s organs.
These moles are often found in North America, live in wet lowland areas and like to dine on small invertebrates, aquatic insects, worms and molluscs.