Condylura cristata


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Noun1.Condylura cristata - amphibious mole of eastern North America having pink fleshy tentacles around the noseCondylura cristata - amphibious mole of eastern North America having pink fleshy tentacles around the nose
mole - small velvety-furred burrowing mammal having small eyes and fossorial forefeet
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Star-nosed moles, Condylura cristata, have an incredible sense of touch in their tentacled schnozzes and are among the world's fastest foragers.
Vanderbilt University biologist Kenneth Catania and a colleague discovered this unrivaled feeding frenzy by filming the foraging moles, or Condylura cristata.