Movie 2.

Thermal video (48 frames/sec) of a star-nosed mole scanning an open surface containing a small earthworm, which was detected and consumed in under 3 seconds. The ‘window’ surface was a piece of plastic (Saran™ wrap) stretched over a hole within an artificial tunnel environment.

Thermoconforming rays of the star-nosed mole

Glenn J. Tattersall, and Kevin L. Campbell

Journal of Experimental Biology 2023. 226:None-None; doi: 10.1242/jeb.245127