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Five Senses: Touch

Star Nosed Mole


The star-nosed mole has an incredible sense of touch, which is necessary as it navigates its pitch-black underground home looking for food. Read this article to find out more!

Inside the Bizarre Life of the Star-Nosed Mole, World's Fastest Eater



You may think cats' whiskers are just extra-long hairs, but they are actually vitally important sensors that help cats navigate their world! Watch this video to find out how cats use their whiskers and why they're so important.


Read all about the Pacific Hagfish, a sea animal that relies heavily on its sense of touch!

Pacific Hagfish