STAR-NOSED MOLE © wood engraving (ed. 37) image: 5.75 x 8 in. $100.00 (go to "Hi There" for purchase information)
The star-nosed mole is a small little critter who lives in eastern Canada and the northeast of the US. It likes to live in wet areas and feasts on insects and worms. It burrows shallow tunnels that sometimes exit under water and is basically blind. It's most notable feature is the circular pink tentacles that surround its nostrils at the end of its long narrow snout. It uses those to idenitfy the worms and insects by touch

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