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9 Small But Cute Animals in the World

9 Small But Cute Animals in the World

 

1. Tarsier 

9 Small But Cute Animals in the World

Tarsiers are small primates found only in the islands of Southeast Asia, mainly in the Philippines. They look like big-eyed Giant Pandas and have a scary appearance with large eyes, flat face and huge ears.

2. Miniature Horse  

9 Small But Cute Animals in the World

The miniature horse, as its name suggests, is smaller than a normal-sized horse; it’s also much thinner and lighter than a full grown horse which can weigh 1 or more tons! A typical adult miniature horse ranges from 34 to 39 inches (86 to 99 cm) high at the withers and between 700-800 pounds (320-360 kg). “Mini” horses under 32 inches (80 cm) and under 600 pounds (270 kg), are also known as ponies.

3. Pygmy Marmoset

9 Small But Cute Animals in the World

The pygmy marmoset is the smallest monkey in the world and may be one of the smallest primates. They look like a squirrel or a mouse, with long tails. Their size range from around 130 to 150 millimeters (5 to 6 inches) in body length, just longer than an adult person’s thumb!  Their tail is also about 100 to 165 millimeters (4 to 6 1/2″) long and almost as thick as their torso. The males weigh between 119 and 176 grams (0.26-0.42 lb; 0.13-0.38 lb). Female pygmy marmosets tend to be a bit heavier than their partners.

4. Paedocypris progenetica

9 Small But Cute Animals in the World

The smallest fish in the world is called Paedocypris Progenetica, also known as carpy or carp fish from Indonesia. This bizarre looking tiny creature was discovered on 2005 while it was being studied and found that its an adult female “carp” specimen that measures 11 mm (0.43 inches) long. The male of this species is even smaller at 6 mm (0.24 inches).. They are so small they can easily fit into the eye of a needle!

5. Pygmy Hog

9 Small But Cute Animals in the World

The Pygmy hog is an endangered species; it can be found in the rainforests of Bangladesh , Bhutan, India and Myanmar. Their characteristic small size (about that of a large dog) with long legs allows them to move swiftly through the forest. They are also known as “Pocket Pigs”. These miniature swine have a lifespan of about 10 years and reach sexual maturity at one to two years old.

6. Gold-Eyed Beetle

9 Small But Cute Animals in the World

The Gold-eyed beetle or Golden beetle is not really gold in color but they appear golden because they reflect greenish light out of their many specialized ommatidia—the tiny lenses within its compound eyes. The largest specimen measures 1 inch (2 cm), but it is usually smaller than that. It can be found in South-east Asia, mostly in the Philippines.

7. Pygmy Possum

9 Small But Cute Animals in the World

The Pygmy possum also known as the Burramys parvus are small marsupials, found in Australia; they resemble “dwarf kangaroos” and have patches of fur rather than true hair. The adult pygmy possums measure around 7 cm (2.8 inches) long from head to tail; the body mass is between 6 and 8 grams (0.21 and 0.28 ounces). It holds an amount of water that could fill a teaspoon, suggesting that it is enough for its size. A baby pygmy possum (called joey) measures about 2 cm (0 inches) long at birth and weighs about 1 gram (.04 ounces).

8. Pygmy Hippo

9 Small But Cute Animals in the World

The pygmy hippopotamus is a tiny species of river-dwelling mammal from the family of Hippopotamidae and order of Artiodactyla. The size of this animal ranges from 75 to 115 centimeters, with an average height of 90 centimeters (2 feet). Males weigh around 135 kilograms (298 pounds) while females are up to half the weight.

9. Emperor butterfly

Not all butterflies are small but they can be found as big as your hand! One such example is the emperor Butterfly which has a wingspan that can measure more than six inches across. This makes it one of the largest butterflies in North America and indeed on earth! It is closely

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