10 of the Cutest Tiny Animals from Around the World
You’ll want to take these little critters home in your pocket.
Miniature horses definitely aren’t the smallest animals on this list, but they’re too cute not to include. The smallest living miniature horse is named Thumbelina, and she measures just 17.5 inches tall. Tiny animal lovers won't hesitate to invest in this hedgehog.
Mouse lemurs are so tiny that they can fit in the palm of your hand. The smallest species is the Madame Berthe’s mouse lemur, which is the world’s smallest primate weighing in at as little as 30 grams.
Dwarf three-toed jerboa
The dwarf three-toed jerboa is the world’s smallest rodent. It weighs less than an ounce and is about 1.7 inches tall. Some people compare its little body to a cotton ball.
The royal antelope is the world’s smallest antelope, measuring only ten inches tall and weighing less than seven pounds. This cute little creature lives in the rainforests of Ghana and Sierra Leone, but the chances of you seeing one are very slim because they’re nocturnal. Check out these other 15 adorable animals you didn't know existed.
Paedophryne amauensis frog
This frog is about the size of a housefly; so tiny it can fit on a dime. Measuring only 7.7 millimeters long, it's the smallest known animal with a backbone. Watch out for these 15 innocent-looking animals that are surprisingly dangerous.