This is a video of the star nosed mole taken from the BBC's new "Life" documentary series. This is a video of the star nosed mole taken from the BBC's new "Life" documentary series. The star-nosed mole has , nerve fibers for touch concentrated in the size of your fingertip. That’s more than five times your entire hand, all in one fingertip. So that gives you a sense.
The star-nosed mole is readily distinguishable by the 22 fleshy appendages surrounding the nose, but it is also known to have a long tail, relatively weak forepaws, and a preference for watery habitats. The total length is mm and it has a blackish-brown velvet-like furcoat. Total body O-2 stores of adult star-nosed moles ( ml kg(-1)) were % higher than for similarly sized, strictly fossorial coast moles Scapanus orarius ( ml kg(-1)), with the greatest.
The star-nosed mole (Condylura cristata) is one of them and it has one of nature’s most unusual anuses.xyz snout ends in a ring of 22 fleshy tentacles that are loaded with touch sensors. With. The Star-nosed mole is a very distinctive mammal, with black fur, and wide forefeet tipped with talons that are designed for digging. The palms of their pinkish and black feet face outwards. Their tail is long and hairy. The snout for which they are named has on its .