Saturday, April 10, 2010

Star-nosed Mole

Condylura cristata

Unfortunately deceased; cause of death: unknown

with jewelweed, aka touch-me-not, seedlings.

1 comment:

Wood Mouse said...

While its a shame to find it dead, wow what a find. I saw one that was mounted in the Natural history museum when I was a child and was fascinated by the nose. I have seen film of them on TV and they are quite a rare creature, if memory serves me correctly. Sitting here green with (friendly) envy.