Top 10 Smallest Animals In The World

By Manish Choudhary

1. Bee Hummingbird

The world's smallest bird, just 2 to 2.4 inches long.

2. Paedocypris Fish 

Tiny fish, only about 0.31 inches long, the smallest vertebrate.

3. Speckled Padloper Tortoise

The smallest tortoise, around 3 to 4 inches in length.

4. Kitti's Hog-Nosed Bat 

Also called the bumblebee bat, it's the tiniest bat, with a wingspan of 5.7 to 6.1 inches.

5. Brookesia Micra Chameleon

The smallest reptile, males are about 0.6 inches long.

6. Etruscan Shrew

One of the smallest mammals, just 1.2 to 2.7 inches long.

7. Madagascar Dwarf Chameleon

Another small chameleon, around 1.1 inches long.

8. Pygmy Marmoset

The smallest monkey, about 4.6 to 6.2 inches long, not including the tail.

9. Pygmy Jerboa

A tiny rodent from Pakistan and Afghanistan, around 1.7 inches long.

10. Baluchistan Pygmy Gecko

A tiny gecko from Iran and Pakistan, about 0.6 to 0.9 inches long.