Top Ten Smallest Animals in the World

Created on 9/18/2019, source:

The Top Ten

1 Paedophryne Amauensis (7.7 mm)

The smallest frog in the world first discovered in New Guinea in 2009. - RogerMcBaloney

2 Paedocypris (7.9 mm)

I've heard about his fish once - ElSherlock

The smallest fish in the world. They are found in the peat swamp forests of Indonesia’s Sumatra Island. - RogerMcBaloney

3 Slender Blind Snake (11 cm)

The world’s smallest snakes. They are found in North and South America, Africa, and Asia, there are 87 different species of Slender Blind snakes. - RogerMcBaloney

4 Kitti's Hog-Nosed Bat (30 to 40 mm)

Also known as Bumblebee Bat, it comes from Thailand and Burma, and is the smallest bat in the world. - RogerMcBaloney

5 Bee Hummingbird (5.7 cm)

The smallest bird and the smallest warm-blooded vertebrate in the world. - RogerMcBaloney

6 Speckled Padloper Tortoise (6 to 8 cm)

The world’s smallest turtle from South Africa. - RogerMcBaloney

7 Etruscan Shrew (3.6 to 5.3 cm)

The world’s smallest mammal. - RogerMcBaloney

8 Madame Berthe's Mouse Lemur (92 mm)

Found in the Kirindy Mitea National Park in Western Madagascar. - RogerMcBaloney

9 Pygmy Marmoset (14 to 16 cm)

The world’s smallest monkey. It is native to the rainforest canopies of Brazil, Columbia, Ecuador, Peru and Bolivia. - RogerMcBaloney

10 Pygmy Rabbit (24 to 29 cm)

The smallest rabbit in the world. Found in North America, they generally inhabit areas with deep soil where they can burrow into tall, dense sagebrush for cover and food. - RogerMcBaloney