The Whisker Chronicles

Whiskers are also known as vibrissa, from the latin vibrare "to vibrate". Vibrissa are the specialized hairs on mammals and the bristlelike feathers near the mouths of many birds. Their resonant design is symbolic of the energies, good and bad, that are reverberating throughout the natural world. Every living thing is connected and, by birthright, deserves to exist.

Day Six of Twelve Days of Arctic Animals: Narwhal

Scientific Name:¬† Monodon monoceros ¬†Scientifically named by Carl Linnaeus in 1758, Monodon monoceros means “one tooth, one horn”.

December 20, 2013 · Leave a comment