16th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Vibrisses are very sensitive. They are a very important sensorial organ for these mammals which have a poor sight. They are also used as « hands » to separate food on the sea bottom and push it towards the mouth.
|Photo Location:||Enurmino village, Russia|
|Camera:||Canon EOS 5D Mark II|
|Copyright:||© Jean-François Lagrot|