Whiskers | Info

Whiskers or vibrissae ( / v aɪ ˈ b r ɪ s i / ; singular: vibrissa ; / v aɪ ˈ b r ɪ s ə / ) are a type of mammalian hair that are typically characterised, anatomically, by their large length, large and well-innervated hair follicle, and by having an identifiable representation in the somatosensory cortex of the brain.