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Friday, March 25, 2011

10 Animals in The World's Smallest

Metrogaya-Various kinds of diversity and uniqueness in this world. Similarly, animals that are around us. There are millions of types, shapes, and the way animals are all around us. But there are some animals that have a unique animal. The following is the smallest ten animals on this earth:  

1. World's Smallest Snake: 10.1 cm (4 inches) long 


















Leptotyphlops carlae is the world's smallest species of snake, with adults on average just under four inches long. Found on the Caribbean island of Barbados, the species - which is as thin as a spaghetti noodle and small enough to rest comfortably in a U.S. quarter - was discovered by Blair Hedges



2. Smallest fish in the world: 7.9 mm (0.3 inches) long 














In January 2006, the world's smallest fish was discovered on the island of Sumatra, Indonesia: member of the carp family, which is Paedocypris progenetica. This is the world's smallest vertebrate, or animal backboned; only 7.9 mm (0.3 inches) long.
this title as the smallest fish, contested by 6.2 mm (0.2 in) long male anglerfish Photocorynus spiniceps (technically not a fish but sexual parasites) and 7 mm (0.27 in) long, fat man infantfish Schindleria brevipinguis


3. The smallest horse in the world: 43.18 cm (17 inches) high 







Small horse that was born to Paul and Kay Goessling, who specializes in breeding miniature horses, but even for very small breed Thumbelina: he is considered a dwarf-version of the breed. With only have 60 lb and 17-inches tall, Thumbelina five years this is the world's smallest horse. 





4. The smallest cat in the world: 15.5 cm (6.1 inches) high and 49 centimeters (19.2 inches) long 




Meet Mr. Peebles was the name of this little cat. She lives in Central Illinois since two years old, weighs about three pounds and this cat is the smallest cat in the world! the cat's small stature is verified by the Guinness Book of World Records in 2004.

5. Smallest hamster in the world: 2.5 cm (0.9 inches) high
















Basically, the hamster has a tiny body and cute, but what can you imagine if there is a smaller hamster of silver? Who is the smallest hamster in the world. Weighing less than an ounce. Golden hamster (hamster's nickname) stopped growing when he was three weeks. Meanwhile, five other brothers and sisters between the 4in and 5in. 




6. World's smallest chameleon: 1.2 cm (0.5 inches) long 
















The Brookesia Minima is the world's smallest species of chameleon. Chameleon this one just a half inch. Found on the rainforest floor of Nosy Be Island off the coast of north-western Madagascar. 


7. The world's smallest lizard: 16 mm (0.6 inches) long









It looks very small animal can curl up in your coin. Animals that have a scientific name ariasae Sphaerodactylus, one of these lizards jenih only has about 16 millimeters long, or about three-quarters inches, from tip of snout to base of tail. Nothing wrong if he got the nickname "smallest" to species of lizard. 

8. The smallest cow in the world: 81 cm (31 inches) high




The smallest cow in the world is a rare breed of Indian cattle called Zebu Vechur. The average height of this animal species is 31-35 inches (81-91 cm). The photo above shows the age of 16 years compared with a year Vechur cow 6 years HF cross-breed cattle. 


9. The world's smallest sea horse: 16 mm (0.6 inches) long



The creature, known as Hippocampus Denise, or a sea horse. Only has 16 millimeters in length which is smaller than the smallest fingernail. There are found in only 13 mm. H. Denise lives in the waters of the western tropical Pacific Ocean, between 13 and 90 meters below the surface. 


10. The smallest bird in the world: 5cm (2 inches) long 




Bee Hummingbird is the smallest bird. This bird is also known as bee Cuba as found mainly in Cuba. This bird has a length of 2.25 inches and 2 grams of weight. We can not see their wings while flying like flaps its wings 90 times per second. This bird's heart rate is 1260 times. Size of nest size 0.78 inches wide and 1.2 inches deep. eggs are smaller than the coffee powder. (FZ / thenatureanimals)

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