The Great little creatures


Sometimes I go back to the Nostalgic memories of my 'kiddy old days' 
Those soft, loving and shinning memories always make me feel young !
There are many memories that make me to  re-live those life....How many stories I am told and read.!
One such story which always fascinated me is the Gulliver’s travel !

I still remember the cute little Lilliputian sheep which Gulliver took in his coat pocket when he left  Lilliput, and the one who saved him in England as the only evidence to prove his words from the Jury, from declaring him as a 'Mad Man'.

Now my thought process flow over the real life small little creatures in the world, which I would like to share with you.

SMALLEST MONKEY- can be seen in Brazil, Columbia, Ecuador and some places of Peru. This monkey grows to a height of 11 to 15 cm and has a 17-22 cm long tail. It weighs only 120 grams; and weighs only 15 grams at the time of birth. The lifespan of these monkeys is 11 to 16 years. They usually give birth to fraternal twins.

SMALLEST RABBIT-The is found in North America. It is the smallest leporid. The adult pygmy rabbit weighs about 400 grams having a body length of 24 cm to 29cm.

SMALLEST FISH-The Stout Infant Fish is the smallest vertebrate in the world; live for 2 months; Live in the depths of the colorful Australia's Great Barrier Reef, Has a pale thin body, 7mm long and has no teeth.

SMALLEST DOG- is Chihuahua that was first observed in 1850 in Mexico. The dog took its name from the state of Chihuahua in Mexico. The dog has a height of 6 to 9 inches. It weighs 2 to 12 pounds. The lifespan is 15 years.

SMALLEST CAT-Kodkod is the smallest cat species in South America. It is found in Chile and Argentina. It is very rare and exclusive species. An adult Kodkod weighs about 2 kilograms with a length of 42 to 50 cm.

SMALLEST FROG-Brazilian Gold frog is the smallest frog and is found in the Southern Hemisphere. This is also known as Izecksonh’s Toad. The adult gold frogs grow to only 9.8 mm in body length.

SMALLEST SNAKE-Thread snake is found throughout North and South America, Africa and South-western Asia. The Thread Snake is the world’s smallest snake. It has the length of 4.25 inches. It is only found on some scattered islands in the Caribbean.

SMALLEST REPTILE- is the Jaragua Sphaero, also called Dwarf Gecko. It measures 16mm long.

SMALLEST MAMMAL-The bumblebee bat is the smallest mammal by skull size, the smallest by mass is the Etruscan Shrew (Suncus etruscus), also known as the Etruscan Pygmy Shrew or the White-toothed Pygmy Shrew, which weighs in at 1.3 grams. 

SMALLEST BIRD-is Bee Hummingbird, as the measure around 5 cm in length.

SMALLEST PARROT- is the Pygmy Parrots, who average at about 8cm in length.


dove said...

very informative and interesting

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