13 Smallest Animals In The World



fifteen smallest animals in the world number 13 maile meet the world's smallest dog standing only a little under four inches tall is this yappy little mongrel her breed is out of a dwarfed Shorthair chihuahua Miley was born inside the republic of puerto rico and currently holds the record inside the guinness book where they record such things as the world's smallest living doggie Miley's pedigree name is almost as adorable as a little angel herself her full title is miracle Miley and she was born on the 1st of December in the year of 2011 Miley was so small that she could only be fed with an eyedropper at first and her whole puppy body could fit in the center of a teaspoon she currently weighs a little over a pound and is best known for sticking out her adorable little pink tongue in pictures number 12 bumblebee bat this vulnerable species of bat also known as kittis hog-nosed bat most commonly occupies limestone caves near rivers inside western Thailand and South East Berlin this pygmy species of bat is usually about one to one and a half inches in length and a little under an ounce in weight the swollen pig likes now large ears reddish brown fur and veined wings are all tiny attributes which would normally be frightening but since they are so tiny they're just plain cute these nocturnal gliders eat insects as they hover through dark skies and some argue these adorable little guys are the world's smallest mammal females of this teeny species usually only give birth annually to a single offspring colonies range in size dependent on the habitat and food sources but typically range with an average of about a hundred individual teeny tiny bodies per cave number 11 rooks iya minima this next creature of tiny size and big cuteness is an entire species of chameleons known as the brook SIA minima these tiny adorable little lizards can be found in Madagascar their unusual size is only approximately one inch high discovered by a team of researchers led by Frank claw from the Barbarian State collection of zoology in the lush forests of a tiny island off the coast of Madagascar it took eight years of expeditions but this tiny Marvel was well worth the wait these lizards are so small they can fit on the tip of a match or on the nail of a thumb number 10 olena look at this teeny tiny dwarf horse her name is Thumbelina she was born in 2001 and has recognized the world over as the smallest horse on the entire planet this adorable little girl miniature horse currently lives at Goose Creek farm inside st. Louis Missouri she stands at seventeen and a half inches tall and weighs a minuscule 57 pounds in weight born with dwarfism Thumbelina had some issues running due to her teeny-tiny legs but she has special shoes designed just for her tiny stature which helped her with mobility allowing her to run and play with the other mini horses she currently lives with Thumbelina is big on charity work and helps thousands of sick children find hope through hospital and clinic visits all over the United States number nine pee wee this adorable little rodent named Pee Wee is said to be the world's tiniest hamster standing at only two and a half itty-bitty centimetres tall if you look at this photo that's a 50-cent piece next to this adorable little guy peewee weighs less than an ounce and reportedly stopped growing completely around the age of three weeks peewee is tiny in stature but contains a big attitude he said to be bossy that's your standard Napoleon complex showing and has a massive appetite peewee was born in Keeley West Yorkshire England number eight pygmy rabbit these adorable miniature creatures are called pygmy rabbits and are hailed as the smallest species of rabbit on the entire surface of the earth these little cutie pies generally weigh approximately fourteen ounces and have a typical body length of around 24 to 30 centimeters these little furry wonders most commonly inhabit areas which contain deep soil for burrowing and lush sage bush which they use for cover and to eat these clever critters have adapted against predators and will burrow underground and create subterranean tunnels for their homes and for their food supply you can typically find them trembling inside blush grassy knolls of North America number seven mr. Peebles mr. Peebles pictured here is believed by many to be the world's smallest kitty cat he's from Pekin Illinois weighs only around three measly pounds and is approximately 15 and a half centimeters in height mr. Peebles was named after the ventriloquist dummy who appeared on the popular episode of the 90s sitcom show Seinfeld according to several sources online including mr. Peebles Facebook page his teeny tiny stature was verified by the Guinness Book of World Records in 2004 however the Internet is currently at war over the validity of this estimate of cuteness and many kiddies have stepped forward to challenge mr. people's for his title of the world's smallest kitty cat number six speckled pavlov or tortoise also known as the speckled cape tortoise is the world's tiniest turtle you can find them inside South Africa these little critters usually measure between 6 to 10 centimetres in length and weigh around 95 to 165 grams these little guys are most active in early mornings and live in rocky terrain usually feeding on small succulents which grow in between the rocks their babies are usually born under 7 grams and are only thirty millimeters long the hatchlings emerge from their shells between 100 and 120 days number 5 spaghetti snake this charming reptile can most commonly be located inside the Caribbean islands native to Barbados and are said to be about as thick as a spaghetti noodle hence their super-cute namesake this tiny member of the snake species called the blind thread snake usually grow to be around 4 inches in length and coil easily onto the width of an American Quarter the biologist who discovered this adorable reptile was s Blair hedges of the Pennsylvania State University who unearthed a tiny fine from the soil of Barbados where they burrow in the forest dirt for their favorite meal insect larvae though these snakes are blind teeny tiny and lay just one egg at a time they've managed to survive in the harsh wilderness of Barbados forest proving once and for all that big things really do come in small packages number four the philippine tarsier these little guys are some of the world's smallest primates they are known for being jittery and shy these marvels of the modern world have grey fur and have a nearly naked tail head and body lanes only stretch to be about 115 to 150 millimeters and they weigh an approximate 110 to 145 grams these philippine born critters are best characterized by their gigantic eyes slender legs and fingers and jumping prowess they can hop up to 20 whole feet which is pretty darn impressive for such little guys these miniature tarsiers also have a very distinct neck they have specially evolved vertebrates which allow them to turn their heads to nearly 180 degrees making for the cutest Exorcist movie ever number three Denise's pygmy seahorse look carefully can you spot the little adorable horse of the sea this adorable little miniature seahorse can be found in the Pacific Ocean most commonly on the western side they are sometimes referred to as the yellow pygmy seahorse with a standard tiny size of around two and a half centimeters these teeny-weeny creatures have short snouts slender smooth bodies and a prehensile tail these little darlings are most commonly found at depths between thirteen and a hundred meters below sea level usually hidden inside the fields of sea fans the male is the one who gets pregnant and broads the eggs inside its ventral broad pouch and utilizes adaptive camouflage changing its color from yellow to orange and sometimes to pink in order to remain not eaten by predators number two dwarf three-toed jerboa this amazing tiny wonder is hailed as the smallest rodent in the world and also the cutest this teeny-weeny rodent grows to be an average of about one and a half inches in head and body length with the tail stretching and approximate 3 additional inches these adorable critters usually weigh around three and a half grams these critters can be found in Pakistan and Afghanistan frequenting sand dunes gravel flats and sandy plains and hot deserts these cute little guys are best known for their long hops and magnificent balance thanks to their long tails these cute fellas tend to live inside burrows under small bushes and feed on windblown seeds and scattered leaves number one the pygmy mouse lemur get ready for an absolute cuteness overload ladies and gentlemen allow me to introduce you to the world's smallest species of lemur the pygmy mouse lemur this adorable little guy is only approximately 5 inches long and weighs a microscopic 2 ounces these tiny little adorable furry creatures were discovered in the year of 1993 along the forested areas of Madagascar these nocturnal primates prefer dense forests and are usually brown and white in color they have long tails which they used to hang from trees and look even more adorable than usual oh man just look at this one he's sticking out his tongue ah so cute

38 thoughts on “13 Smallest Animals In The World

  1. It's not pronounced "Tarsier" It's prounounced "Tar-sheer" & how do I know? I'm a half filipino. Their mostly well-known for their big eyes.

  2. I just have to say that all these animals ate soooooo cute and i don't know why I'm saying this but the second one which was the bat was soooooo cute and I never even seen or I didn't really like those animals well until now because all these animals including the baby turtle and the little very small cute little mommy nose our whatever that cute little animal is?????????????????????

  3. Lots of people luv Chihuahuas they're noisy, they're moody, they shake, but just looking at them gives me the creeps!

  4. Actually the smallest animals that can be found on planet Earth is several species of Myxozoa (obligately parasitic cnidarians) that never grow larger than 20 µm. One of the smallest species (Myxobolus shekel) is no more than 8.5 µm when fully grown

  5. Allthough Mr. Peebles really is verified by Guinness as the Worlds smallest cat, the Picture of "the cat" that is showed here is photoshopped and very fake.

  6. This is an abandoned homeless cat
    ?
    She is in pain

    1 like=infinity preyers for this cat

  7. Is it me or the cat in the thumbnail is photoshopped.
    No hate but I kind of see it photoshopped.
    (I saw someone said it has a Facebook page or something.)

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