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The star-nosed mole (Condylura cristata) is a small mole found in moist low areas in the northern parts of North America. It is the only member of the tribe.

The star-nosed mole is covered in dark brown, water-repellent fur and have broad feet with claws. A fully grown, adult star-nosed mole typically measures only.

Moles are small tunneling mammals that live all over the world. The star-nosed mole uses its strange-looking snout to "feel" around for food.