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Animal Hall of Fame: Smallest

Follow this slideshow to learn about the smallest creatures on Earth, from the bumblebee bat to the fairyfly.

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Bumblebeebat

Land mammal


The bumblebee bat tips the scales at about 2 grams and measures between 30 and 40 millimeters as an adult. This tiny animal is found in Thailand and Myanmar.

Next: Marine mammal

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