Snuffle

What does snuffle mean?

To snuffle means to breathe in quickly and deeply through the nose while smelling something. 

Dogs snuffle. Pigs snuffle.

The photographed Visayan Warty Pig (Sus cebifrons) snuffles in the dirt, lifting the dirt with its nose, while smelling to find food.

 

Visayan Warty Pig
Visayan Warty Pig
Visayan Warty Pig
Visayan Warty Pig
Visayan Warty Pig

Photographer: Martina Nicolls

Martina Nicolls: SIMILAR BUT DIFFERENT IN THE ANIMAL KINGDOM

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